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Missing Authorization

CVE-2021-32917

Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in Prosody before 0.11.9. The proxy65 component allows open access by default, even if neither of the users has an XMPP account on the local server, allowing unrestricted use of the server's bandwidth.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • LOW

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published