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Improper Privilege Management


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


NuGet.CommandLine, NuGet.Commands and NuGet.Protocol have an elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in versions 4.6.0 through 4.9.5, 5.0.0 through 5.7.2, 5.8.0 through 5.9.2, 5.10.0 through 5.11.2, 6.0.0 through 6.0.2, 6.1.0 through 6.2.1 and 6.3.0 where a malicious actor could cause a user to execute arbitrary code.

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  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published