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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 4.4/10


IBM Security QRadar SIEM 7.1.x before 7.1 MR2 Patch 12 and 7.2.x before 7.2.6 includes SSH private keys during backup operations, which allows remote authenticated administrators to obtain sensitive information by reading a backup archive.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • NONE

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

  • Published