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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 4/10


IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.1 through, 7.5.0 before IFIX005, and 7.6.0 before FP002; Maximo Asset Management 7.5.0 before IFIX005, 7.5.1, and 7.6.0 before FP002 for SmartCloud Control Desk; and Maximo Asset Management 7.1 through and 7.2 for Tivoli IT Asset Management for IT and certain other products allow remote authenticated users to bypass intended work-order change restrictions via unspecified vectors.

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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