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Improper Access Control


Severity High
Score 8.4/10


IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.1, 7.5, and 7.6 could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable server. IBM X-Force ID: 120252.

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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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