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Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


In Concrete CMS (formerly concrete 5) below 8.5.7 and 9.0.0, IDOR Allows Unauthenticated User to Access Restricted Files If Allowed to Add Message to a Conversation.To remediate this, a check was added to verify a user has permissions to view files before attaching the files to a message in "add / edit message”.Concrete CMS security team gave this a CVSS v3.1 score of 4.3 AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:NCredit for discovery Adrian H

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  • HIGH
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CWE-639 - Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key

The system's authorization functionality does not prevent one user from gaining access to another user's data or record by modifying the key value identifying the data.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published