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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


An authentication bypass vulnerability in CA Privileged Access Manager 2.8.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands with specially crafted requests.

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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