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Improper Access Control

CVE-2014-6626

Severity High
Score 10/10

Summary

Aruba Networks ClearPass before 6.3.6 and 6.4.x before 6.4.1 does not properly restrict access to unspecified administrative functions, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and execute administrative actions via unknown vectors.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published