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CWE - 250 : Execution with Unnecessary Privileges

CWE Definition http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/250.html
Number of vulnerabilities: 0
Description The software performs an operation at a privilege level that is higher than the minimum level required, which creates new weaknesses or amplifies the consequences of other weaknesses.New weaknesses can be exposed because running with extra privileges, such as root or Administrator, can disable the normal security checks being performed by the operating system or surrounding environment. Other pre-existing weaknesses can turn into security vulnerabilities if they occur while operating at raised privileges.
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