Difference between revisions of "Session Fixation in Java"

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(Comment: How does one do this in the popular web containers?, and what threat does this mitigate?)

Revision as of 04:54, 8 March 2007

Overview of Session Fixation

A detailed overview on session fixation can be found here: Session Fixation

Countermeasures

  • Session ID should be regenerated after login, and switching in and out of SSL

(Comment: Could expand on why this is important)

 session.invalidate();
 session=request.getSession(true);
  • Disable URL rewriting
(Comment: How does one do this in the popular web containers?, and what threat does this mitigate?)