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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


An issue was discovered in ADTRAN PMAA 1.6.2-1, 1.6.3, and 1.6.4. NETCONF Access Management (NACM) allows unprivileged users to create privileged users and execute arbitrary commands via the use of the diagnostic-profile over RESTCONF.

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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