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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Azure Active Directory Authentication Library On-Behalf-Of flow, in the way the library caches tokens, aka 'Azure Active Directory Authentication Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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