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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 5.9/10


Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager 3.6 and earlier gives valid SLAAC IPv6 addresses to interfaces when "boot protocol" is set to None, which might allow remote attackers to communicate with a system designated to be unreachable.

  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
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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

  • Published