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Improper Access Control

CVE-2024-22206

Severity High
Score 9/10

Summary

Clerk helps developers build user management. Unauthorized access or privilege escalation due to a logic flaw in "auth()" in the App Router or "getAuth()" in the Pages Router. This vulnerability affects @clerk/nextjs versions 4.7.0-staging.0 through 4.29.2.

  • HIGH
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • CHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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

  • Published