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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2010-0977

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

PD PORTAL 4.0 stores sensitive information under the web root with insufficient access control, which allows remote attackers to download a database via a direct request for db/db.mdb.

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

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published