WebKOM HTTP Referrer Session Key Disclosure

2002-07-22T15:22:00
ID OSVDB:8091
Type osvdb
Reporter Tomas Hellberg(tomas@tomhe.net)
Modified 2002-07-22T15:22:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

WebKOM contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when an external link is followed from the Webkom interface. The referring URL is logged in the server log-file, disclosing session key information which results in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 0.21 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

WebKOM contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when an external link is followed from the Webkom interface. The referring URL is logged in the server log-file, disclosing session key information which results in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.lysator.liu.se/lyskom/klienter/webkom/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL