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


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DOTNET-MICROSOFTASPNETCOREMVCTAGHELPERS-60023
  • published 13 Sep 2016
  • disclosed 13 Sep 2016
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

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

Overview

Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc.TagHelpers contains tag helpers for anchor tags, HTML input elements, caching, scripts, links (for CSS), and more.

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.