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Improper Privilege Management


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


In Simple Exam Reviewer Management System v1.0 the User List function has improper access control that allows low privileged users to modify user permissions to higher privileges.

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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

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