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Improper Access Control


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


The application plugins in Apache CXF Fediz 1.2.x before 1.2.3 and 1.3.x before 1.3.1 do not match SAML AudienceRestriction values against configured audience URIs, which might allow remote attackers to have bypass intended restrictions and have unspecified other impact via a crafted SAML token with a trusted signature.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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