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Improper Privilege Management

CVE-2024-5840

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

Policy bypass in CORS in Google Chrome versions prior to 126.0.6478.54 allowed a remote attacker to bypass discretionary access control via a crafted HTML page.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

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