Exposure of Sensitive Information Due to Incompatible Policies in babybuddy/babybuddy


Reported on

Jul 30th 2021

✍️ Description

According to [1] we have : The secure attribute is an option that can be set by the application server when sending a new cookie to the user within an HTTP Response. The purpose of the secure attribute is to prevent cookies from being observed by unauthorized parties due to the transmission of the cookie in clear text and Cookies in your application don't set secure attribute then attacker with man in the middle attack can easily steal you users credentials in untrusted network.

💥 Impact

This vulnerability is capable of take control of user's account.

[1] https://owasp.org/www-community/controls/SecureCookieAttribute [2] https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Cookies#restrict_access_to_cookies


We have contacted a member of the babybuddy team and are waiting to hear back 4 months ago
Christopher Charbonneau Wells validated this vulnerability 4 months ago
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Christopher Charbonneau Wells confirmed that a fix has been merged on 4673c2 4 months ago
Christopher Charbonneau Wells has been awarded the fix bounty