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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


An issue was discovered on Samsung mobile devices with Q(10.0) software. Attackers can bypass the locked-state protection mechanism and access clipboard content via USSD. The Samsung ID is SVE-2019-16556 (May 2020).

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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