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Improper Authentication


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


A vulnerability has been found in Airfield Online and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects the path /backups/ of the MySQL backup handler. An attacker is able to get access to sensitive data without proper authentication. It is recommended to the change the configuration settings.

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  • HIGH
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CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Improper (or broken) authentication attacks are widespread, and have accounted for many of the worst data breaches in recent years. Improper authentication attacks are a class of vulnerabilities where an attacker impersonates a legitimate user by exploiting weaknesses in either session management or credential management to gain access to the user’s account. This can result in disclosure of sensitive information, and can lead to system compromise, theft, identity theft, and fraud.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published