CVE-2014-2875

NameCVE-2014-2875
DescriptionThe session.lua library in CGILua 5.2 alpha 1 and 5.2 alpha 2 uses weak session IDs generated based on OS time, which allows remote attackers to hijack arbitrary sessions via a brute force attack. NOTE: CVE-2014-10399 and CVE-2014-10400 were SPLIT from this ID.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs953037

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lua-cgi (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster, stretch5.2~alpha2-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lua-cgisource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant953037

Notes

https://github.com/keplerproject/cgilua/issues/17
The code itself is broken and thus cannot be exploited per se if not fixed,
see details in https://bugs.debian.org/954300

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