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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 7.2/10


MonoX through allows admins to execute arbitrary programs by reconfiguring the Converter Executable setting from ffmpeg.exe to a different program.

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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

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