Public Date:
987543: CVE-2013-2249 httpd: mod_session_dbd session fixation flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

mod_session_dbd.c in the mod_session_dbd module in the Apache HTTP Server before 2.4.5 proceeds with save operations for a session without considering the dirty flag and the requirement for a new session ID, which has unspecified impact and remote attack vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2249 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of httpd as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, or 6 as they did not include the mod_session_dbd module.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 httpd Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 httpd Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 httpd Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 httpd Not affected