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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


A vulnerability was found in SourceCodester Company Website CMS and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the file site-settings.php of the component Cookie Handler. The manipulation leads to improper access controls. The attack may be launched remotely. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. VDB-205826 is the identifier assigned to this vulnerability.

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CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Listed 5th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', improper (or broken) access control attacks are a fundamental type of vulnerability. This includes a broad range of design flaws that enable users to act outside of their intended permissions. They can use these privileges to gain access to restricted files and functionality such as accessing restricted information, falsifying records, destroying data, or executing commands.


Advisory Timeline

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