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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2016-5374

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

NetApp Data ONTAP 9.0 and 9.1 before 9.1P1 allows remote authenticated users that own SMB-hosted data to bypass intended sharing restrictions by leveraging improper handling of the owner_rights ACL entry.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published