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Privilege escalation vulnerability

Last Updated: Nov 23, 2017

Description

A privilege escalation vulnerability indicates that a user can view other users’ information on a page in the website. For example, user A may view the information of User B.

Fix

  • If you are using a third-party CMS, you can fix the vulnerability by upgrading the CMS to the latest official version.

  • If you are using a website program you compiled on your own, we recommend that you restrict the accessible objects on this page, such as adding permission authentication or specifying the IP addresses allowed to access the website.

  • If you do not need to use the page, we recommend that you delete it.

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