Session Fixation Affecting passport package, versions <0.6.0



    Attack Complexity High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.06% (22nd percentile)
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4.8 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JS-PASSPORT-2840631
  • published 29 Jun 2022
  • disclosed 20 May 2022
  • credit Marco Squarcina, Pedro Adão, Lorenzo Veronese, jaredhanson

How to fix?

Upgrade passport to version 0.6.0 or higher.


passport is a Simple, unobtrusive authentication for Node.js.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Session Fixation. When a user logs in or logs out, the session is regenerated instead of being closed.