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Improper Access Control


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Certain Symfony products are affected by: Incorrect Access Control. This affects Symfony versions 2.7.30, 2.7.31, 2.8.23, 2.8.24, 3.2.10, 3.2.11, 3.3.3, and 3.3.4. The type of exploitation is: remote. The component is: Password validator.

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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