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Category:   Device (Intrusion Detection)  >   McAfee Network Security Manager (IntruShield) Vendors:   McAfee
McAfee IntruShield Network Security Manager Permits Session Hijacking Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023172
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023172
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3566   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 12 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): NSM 5.1.7.7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in McAfee IntruShield Network Security Manager. A remote user can conduct session hijacking attacks.

The server does not set the 'HttpOnly' tag on authentication cookies. A remote user can obtain the cookies (via a cross-site scripting attack, for example) to gain access to the target user's session.

Dan King of SecureWorks reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's authentication cookies.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (NSM update 5.1.11.8.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10005

Vendor URL:  kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10005 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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