[jboss-user] [JBoss Seam] - OWASP / New Session after Login
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Tue Jan 1 17:28:03 EST 2008
OWASP has compiled a "top 10" vulnerablilities for web applications.
One suggestion against session hijacking was the following: Start a new HTTP-Session after a successful login:
"Consider regenerating a new session upon successful authentication or privilege level change."
Does anybody have a suggestion how to implement this with seam?
Are there any votes for a change request?
I have thought of invalidating the current HTTP session, creating a new one and copying all elements from the old session to the new session. But Seam 2.0.0 doesn't allow this:
When I use the lowlevel functions this is blocked by IllegalStateException("Please end the HttpSession via Seam.invalidateSession()") in Lifecyle
When I use Seam.invalidateSession(), the session is only destroyed at the end of the request and I am unable to copy any objects.
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