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- Snyk ID SNYK-HEX-COHERENCE-1086567
- published 18 Mar 2021
- disclosed 2 Aug 2017
- credit Griffin Byatt
How to fix?
coherence to version 0.5.2 or higher.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Input Validation. A "mass assignment"-like vulnerability was discovered. In particular, registration endpoints (e.g., creating, editing, updating), allow users to update any
coherence_fields. This means that, among other issues, users can automatically confirm their accounts by sending the
confirmed_at parameter with their registration request. A malicious user, for example, could exploit this vulnerability to register a user and add assign it admin privileges.