OWASP Top Ten 2007 Category A10 - Failure to Restrict URL Access

A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.


Summary

Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.

Weaknesses in this category are related to the A10 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2007.

Weaknesses

Authentication Bypass Using an Alternate Path or Channel

A product requires authentication, but the product has an alternate path or channel that does not require authentication.

Direct Request ('Forced Browsing')

The web application does not adequately enforce appropriate authorization on all restricted URLs, scripts, or files.

Improper Authorization

The software does not perform or incorrectly performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action.

Concepts

Deprecated or Obsolete

Weaknesses in OWASP Top Ten (2007)

CWE nodes in this view (graph) are associated with the OWASP Top Ten, as released in 2007. This view is considered obsolete as a newer version of the OWASP Top Ten is ...

See Also

  1. Top 10 2007-Failure to Restrict URL Access

    OWASP


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