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Incorrect Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 4.7/10


A flaw was found in Keycloak before version 9.0.2, where a malicious user registers as oneself. The attacker could then use the remove devices form to post different credential IDs and possibly remove MFA devices for other users.

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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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