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Improper Authentication


Severity Low
Score 2.1/10


The proxy server in Kerio WinRoute Firewall before 6.4.1 does not properly enforce authentication for HTTPS pages, which has unknown impact and attack vectors. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue crosses privilege boundaries.

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CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Improper (or broken) authentication attacks are widespread, and have accounted for many of the worst data breaches in recent years. Improper authentication attacks are a class of vulnerabilities where an attacker impersonates a legitimate user by exploiting weaknesses in either session management or credential management to gain access to the user’s account. This can result in disclosure of sensitive information, and can lead to system compromise, theft, identity theft, and fraud.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published