The dhost web service in Novell eDirectory 8.8.5 uses a predictable session cookie, which makes it easier for remote attackers to hijack sessions via a modified cookie.
Published 2010-02-26 18:30:00
Updated 2017-08-17 01:31:42
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-4655

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2009-4655

  • Novell eDirectory DHOST Predictable Session Cookie
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module is able to predict the next session cookie value issued by the DHOST web service of Novell eDirectory 8.8.5. An attacker can run this module, wait until the real administrator logs in, then specify the predicted cookie value to hijack their session. Auth

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-4655

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2009-4655

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Products affected by CVE-2009-4655

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