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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2009-1610

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

admin/changepassword.php in Job Script Job Board Software 2.0 allows remote attackers to change the administrator password and gain administrator privileges via a direct request.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published