Sensitive Cookie Without 'HttpOnly' Flag in froxlor/froxlor


Reported on

Aug 25th 2021

✍️ Description

HTTPOnly attribute is not set for session cookies in the application.

🕵️‍♂️ Proof of Concept

Cookie Without HTTPOnly Attribute

💥 Impact

When a cookie doesn’t have an HttpOnly flag, it can be accessed through JavaScript, which means that an XSS could lead to cookies being stolen. These include session cookies that can make it easier to achieve account/session takeover.


We have contacted a member of the froxlor team and are waiting to hear back a month ago
froxlor/froxlor maintainer confirmed that a fix has been merged on 4b2247 a month ago
The fix bounty has been dropped