Improper Access Control Affecting ckan package, versions [,2.9.7)



    Attack Complexity Low
    Integrity High
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8.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-PYTHON-CKAN-3136882
  • published 22 Nov 2022
  • disclosed 22 Nov 2022
  • credit Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade ckan to version 2.9.7 or higher.


ckan is a world’s leading Open Source data portal platform.

It powers dozens of Open Data portals around the world, including, and but also regional, research and community organizations.

It makes easy to publish, share and find data online and is fully customizable via extensions and plugins.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Access Control when an existing user id is sent via an HTTP POST request. This allows a user to take over an existing account including superuser accounts.