Inadequate Encryption Strength in Django User Sessions



Published: 2020-01-30
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-5224
CWE-ID CWE-326
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Django User Sessions
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor Jazzband

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Inadequate Encryption Strength

EUVDB-ID: #VU24776

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5224

CWE-ID: CWE-326 - Inadequate Encryption Strength

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the views provided allow users to terminate specific sessions. The session key is used to identify sessions, and thus included in the rendered HTML. In itself this is not a problem. However if the website has an XSS vulnerability, the session key could be extracted by the authenticated attacker and a session takeover could happen.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Django User Sessions: 0.1.0 - 1.7.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/Bouke/django-user-sessions/security/advisories/GHSA-5fq8-3q2f-4m5g
http://github.com/jazzband/django-user-sessions/commit/f0c4077e7d1436ba6d721af85cee89222ca5d2d9

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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