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1072151: CVE-2014-0090 Foreman: Session fixation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Session fixation vulnerability in Foreman before 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to hijack web sessions via the session id cookie.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0090 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having Low security impact in Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3 and 4. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification:

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 3.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 6 foreman Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 foreman Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 ruby193-foreman Will not fix


This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi and Keqin Hong of the Red Hat HSS Pen-Test Team.

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