Splunk Web in Splunk Enterprise 7.0.x before 184.108.40.206, 6.6.x before 220.127.116.11, 6.5.x before 6.5.6, 6.4.x before 6.4.9, and 6.3.x before 6.3.12, when the SAML authType is enabled, mishandles SAML, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions or conduct impersonation attacks.
CWE-863 - Incorrect Authorization
Authorization is a security mechanism performed by an application to grant or deny access to the requested resources by verifying the privileges of the user. When an application lacks effective authorization mechanisms, it enables unauthorized users to gain unintended privileges and illegitimate access to resources. Such a vulnerability may result in exposure of sensitive information, denial of service, arbitrary code execution, and complete system takeover.