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Improper Access Control


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


A vulnerability was found in Max Secure Anti Virus Plus and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is the function 0x220020 in the library SDActMon.sys of the component IoControlCode Handler. The manipulation leads to improper access controls. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploit has been disclosed to the public and may be used. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-223376.

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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.


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