Zero-day vulnerability in Plone

Security bypass
CVE-2011-1950

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2011052601 - Security bypass in Plone

Vulnerable component: Plone

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-1950

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper checking for authorization by plone.app.user. A remote attacker can modify the properties of arbitrary accounts.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in attacker's access to the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

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