CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-07-22
Bugzilla: 987543: CVE-2013-2249 httpd: mod_session_dbd session fixation flaw
IAVA: 2013-A-0146


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 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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