[SA23343] Drupal Chatroom Module Session ID Information Disclosure

2006-12-11T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:15368
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-12-11T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Drupal Chatroom Module Session ID Information Disclosure

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA23343

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/23343/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Hijacking, Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Drupal Chatroom Module 4.x http://secunia.com/product/12872/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in the Chatroom Module for Drupal, which can be exploited by malicious people to hijack user sessions.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application broadcasting session IDs of chatroom visitors to all participants in a chatroom. This can be exploited to hijack other users' sessions and gain access to the site with their privileges.

A security issue where private messages were displayed in the "last messages" overview of a chatroom has also been fixed.

The vulnerability is reported in all prerelease versions.

SOLUTION: Update to the latest version 4.7.x-1.0.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Eirik Hodne

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://drupal.org/node/102614


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