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Missing Authorization


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


BinaryNights ForkLift 3.4 was compiled with the flag enabled which allowed a local attacker to inject code into ForkLift. This would allow the attacker to run malicious code with escalated privileges through ForkLift's helper tool.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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