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Improper Authentication


Severity Medium
Score 6.7/10


Wyse Device Agent version and below contain an Improper Authentication vulnerability. A malicious user could potentially exploit this vulnerability by providing invalid input in order to obtain a connection to WMS server.

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

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