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Session management 8

A user's privileges may change during a session. If this information is also stored in session data, it will not reflect the changes. Consider forcing re-authentication.

See Authentication AT 9 for other re-authentication requirements.

How to play?

Matt can abuse long sessions because the application does not require periodic re-authentication to check if privileges have changed


Owasp ASVS (4.0): 3.6.1 ,3.3.2

Capec: 21

Owasp SCP: 96

Owasp Appsensor:

Safecode: 28

ASVS (4.0) Cheatsheetseries Index

ASVS V3.6 - Re-authentication from a Federation or Assertion

ASVS V3.3 - Session Logout and Timeout Requirements


Privilege escalation

Password Guessing/Brute Force Attacks

Session Fixation

Session Hijacking (Man-in-the-Middle)

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