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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Severity Medium
Score 4/10


Bugzilla 3.2 before 3.2 RC2, 3.0 before 3.0.6, 2.22 before 2.22.6, 2.20 before 2.20.7, and other versions after 2.17.4 allows remote authenticated users to bypass moderation to approve and disapprove quips via a direct request to quips.cgi with the action parameter set to "approve."

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.


Advisory Timeline

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