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Overview of Session Fixation
A detailed overview on session fixation can be found here: Session Fixation
- Session ID should be regenerated after login, and switching in and out of SSL
Comment: Please note that JBOSS has proven to NOT regenerate a new session id via this method as of December 2007.
- Disable URL rewriting
Comment: What threat does this mitigate?
Answer: Disabling of URL rewriting mitigates Session Hijacking/Session Sniffing via session id's being exposed in a GET parameter of your url's (as well as being stored in your browser history, proxy servers, etc). See Session hijacking attack