Session Fixation in filegator/filegator


Reported on

May 22nd 2022

🔒️ Requirements


📝 Description

The updateUser function does not reset user's session.

🕵️‍♂️ Proof of Concept

Use two browsers and on the first, update the second user's session to delete his privileges.


Going to the second, you and refreshing the page, you will that the user have lost his right (until his session get over).



Due to this vulnerability, it won't be possible to properly handle rights management.

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Milos Stojanovic validated this vulnerability a year ago
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Milos Stojanovic marked this as fixed in 7.8.0 with commit fcd399 a year ago
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