CVE ID: CVE-2013-2249
Release Date: 2013 August 22 16:15 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 August 27 14:43 UTC (GMT)
SummaryA vulnerability in the mod_session_dbd component of Apache HTTP Server versions prior to 2.4.5 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to affect Apache user sessions.
The vulnerability is due to improper handling of Apache user sessions by the affected software. The software fails to respect the dirty flag when saving sessions and fails to ensure the session ID is updated when the session changes. This affects the updatesession SQL statement. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability via unspecified vectors. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to access sensitive information, make unauthorized modifications to the underlying SQL user session database, or affect service availability. This could allow the attacker to launch additional attacks.
Products Confirmed Not VulnerableSome vulnerability scanners may identify the following Cisco products as affected by this vulnerability; however, Cisco has confirmed that these products are not affected. This may not be comprehensive list of all products that are not affected. Cisco products are investigated over time and will be added to this document as investigation of the vulnerability continues.
- Cisco Unified Computing System (Managed)
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