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1431670: CVE-2017-6807 mod_auth_mellon: Cross-site session transfer vulnerability
It was found that mod_auth_mellon was vulnerable to a cross-site session transfer attack. An attacker with access to one web site on a server could use the same session to get access to a different site running on the same server.

Find out more about CVE-2017-6807 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle:

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 6.4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 mod_auth_mellon Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mod_auth_mellon Will not fix
Last Modified