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

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  • published

    13 Sep 2016

  • disclosed

    13 Sep 2016

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How to fix?

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


Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.Formatters.Json contains formatters for JSON input and output and for JSON PATCH input using Json.NET.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation. View Components could receive incorrect information, including the 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 it could make incorrect decisions that result in elevation of privilege.