Improper Privilege Management
Pitchfork version 1.4.6 RC1 contains an Improper Privilege Management vulnerability in Trident Pitchfork components that can result in A standard unprivileged user could gain system administrator permissions within the web portal.. This attack appear to be exploitable via The user must be able to login, and could edit their profile and set the "System Administrator" permission to "yes" on themselves.. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.4.6 RC2.
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.