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Improper Privilege Management


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


A Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls issue was discovered in ABB VSN300 WiFi Logger Card versions 1.8.15 and prior, and VSN300 WiFi Logger Card for React versions 2.1.3 and prior. The web application does not properly restrict privileges of the Guest account. A malicious user may be able to gain access to configuration information that should be restricted.

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CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published