OWASP Top Ten 2010 Category A4 - Insecure Direct Object References
A category in the Common Weakness Enumeration published by The MITRE Corporation.
Categories in the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) group entries based on some common characteristic or attribute.
Weaknesses in this category are related to the A4 category in the OWASP Top Ten 2010.
The system's authorization functionality does not prevent one user from gaining access to another user's data or record by modifying the key value identifying the data.
The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not restrict or incorrectly restricts the input before it is used as an identifier for a resource t...
The software uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but...
The software imports, requires, or includes executable functionality (such as a library) from a source that is outside of the intended control sphere.
The software performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows...
The software does not perform an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action.
The software allows the attacker to upload or transfer files of dangerous types that can be automatically processed within the product's environment.
Deprecated or Obsolete
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