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Improper Access Control


Severity Low
Score 3.5/10


Drupal 6.x before 6.35, 7.x before 7.35 and 8.x before 8.0.0-beta9 allows remote authenticated users to reset the password of other accounts by leveraging an account with the same password hash as another account and a crafted password reset URL.

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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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