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Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:46:43 GMT
Subject: [SYSS-2014-012] FancyFon FAMOC - Session Fixation

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Advisory ID: SYSS-2014-012
Product(s): FAMOC
Vendor: FancyFon
Affected Version(s): 3.16.5 
Tested Version(s): 3.16.5
Vulnerability Type: Session Fixation (CWE-384)
Risk Level: Low
Solution Status: Fixed
Vendor Notification: 2014-12-19
Solution Date: 2015-01-23
Public Disclosure: 2015-01-23
CVE Reference: Not yet assigned
Author of Advisory: Matthias Deeg (SySS GmbH)



FAMOC is a mobile device management software by FancyFon supporting
different kinds of mobile devices.

The vendor FancyFon describes the product as follows (see [1]):

"FAMOC is a flexible and open mobile device lifecycle management 
solution, enabling any number of smartphones using a variety of 
operating  systems, to be centrally and remotely managed, over the 


Vulnerability Details:

The SySS GmbH found a session fixation vulnerability the web 
application component of the FAMOC mobile device management solution.

This type of vulnerability allows an attacker to predetermine the
session cookie value of his victims, for example via a cross-site
scripting attack, in order to hijack user sessions of other users and
thus performing a privilege escalation attack.


Proof of Concept (PoC):

HTTP POST request for user login with a preset session cookie value:

POST /index.php? HTTP/1.1
Host: <HOST>
Cookie: PHPSESSID=00000000000000000000000000
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: 28


HTTP response from the FAMOC MDM web application without setting a new
session cookie value:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:45:51 GMT
Server: Apache
Expires: Thu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0
Pragma: no-cache
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Connection: close
Content-Length: 25027

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" ""><!---->



Update to FAMOC software version 3.17.4.


Disclosure Timeline:

2014-12-19: Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-12-19: Vendor acknowledges e-mail with SySS security advisory
2015-01-16: Contacted vendor for status information about the reported
2015-01-23: Vendor responds that this security vulnerability was 
            addressed in the FAMOC software version 3.17.4.
            Public release of security advisory


[1] Product Web Site for FAMOC Mobile Device Management



This security vulnerability was found by Matthias Deeg of the SySS GmbH.

E-Mail: matthias.deeg (at)
Public Key:
Key fingerprint = 5AE3 96EE A014 FB90 9D81 AF90 8C54 7E88 A34C CED8



The information provided in this security advisory is provided "as is" 
and without warranty of any kind. Details of this security advisory may 
be updated in order to provide as accurate information as possible. The
latest version of this security advisory is available on the SySS Web 



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