PHP creates insecure temporary session ID files
|php-session-temp-disclosure (7908)||Low Risk|
PHP stores session information in the /tmp directory, which includes the session ID in the file name. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability by using the session ID information in the /tmp directory to hijack Web sessions.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Jan 13 2002 - 11:56:27 CST: PHP 4.x session spoofing.
- BID-3873: PHP4 Session Files Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0121: PHP 4.0 through 4.1.1 stores session IDs in temporary files whose name contains the session ID, which allows local users to hijack web connections.
- OSVDB ID: 2026: PHP4 Session Files Local Information Disclosure
- PHP PHP 4.0
- PHP PHP 4.1.1
Jan 13, 2002
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