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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2010-3483

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

cms_write.php in Primitive CMS 1.0.9 does not properly restrict access, which allows remote attackers to gain administrative privileges via a direct request. NOTE: this vulnerability can be leveraged to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, as demonstrated using the (1) title, (2) content, and (3) menutitle parameters.

  • 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