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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


An issue was discovered in Mattermost Server before 5.7.1, 5.6.4, 5.5.3, and 4.10.6. It does not honor flags API permissions when deciding whether a user can receive intra-team posts.

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CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published