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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Cisco ASR 9000 devices with software 5.3.0.BASE do not recognize that certain ACL entries have a single-host constraint, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended network-resource access restrictions by using an address that was not supposed to have been allowed, aka Bug ID CSCur28806.

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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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