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Incorrect Authorization


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


In (aka CWP) CentOS Web Panel, a hidden action=9 feature in filemanager2.php allows attackers to execute a shell command, i.e., obtain a reverse shell with user privilege.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
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CWE-863 - Incorrect Authorization

Authorization is a security mechanism performed by an application to grant or deny access to the requested resources by verifying the privileges of the user. When an application lacks effective authorization mechanisms, it enables unauthorized users to gain unintended privileges and illegitimate access to resources. Such a vulnerability may result in exposure of sensitive information, denial of service, arbitrary code execution, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

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