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Improper Privilege Management

CVE-2021-27448

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

A miscommunication in the file system allows adversaries with access to the MU320E to escalate privileges on the MU320E (all firmware versions prior to v04A00.1).

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published