Privilege Escalation Affecting microsoft.aspnetcore.mvc package, versions [,1.0.1)

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  • published

    1 Feb 2017

  • disclosed

    1 Feb 2017

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How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc to version 1.0.1 or higher.


Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc is a web framework that gives you a powerful, patterns-based way to build dynamic websites and web APIs.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. View Components could receive incorrect information, including details of the current authenticated user. If a View Component depends on the vulnerable code and makes decisions based on the current user, then the View Component could make incorrect decisions that result in elevation of privilege.