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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


Unspecified vulnerability in the Zope Enterprise Objects (ZEO) storage-server functionality in Zope Object Database (ZODB) 3.8.x prior to 3.8.3, and 3.9.x prior to 3.9.0c2, when certain ZEO database sharing and blob support are enabled, allows remote authenticated users to read or delete arbitrary files via unknown vectors.

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CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Listed 5th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', improper (or broken) access control attacks are a fundamental type of vulnerability. This includes a broad range of design flaws that enable users to act outside of their intended permissions. They can use these privileges to gain access to restricted files and functionality such as accessing restricted information, falsifying records, destroying data, or executing commands.

Advisory Timeline

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