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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


A security issue was discovered in aws-iam-authenticator prior to 0.5.9, where an allow-listed IAM identity may be able to modify their username and escalate privileges.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published