Sensitive Cookie Without 'HttpOnly' Flag in slackero/phpwcms


Reported on

Aug 21st 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 slackero/phpwcms team and are waiting to hear back 2 years ago
Oliver Georgi validated this vulnerability 2 years ago
Melbin Mathew Antony has been awarded the disclosure bounty
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Jamie Slome
2 years ago


@Oliver - small bug on our site, please try re-confirming the patch again.

Apologies for the inconvenience!

Oliver Georgi marked this as fixed with commit 3931a0 2 years ago
Oliver Georgi has been awarded the fix bounty
This vulnerability will not receive a CVE
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