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CWE - 807 : Reliance on Untrusted Inputs in a Security Decision

CWE Definition http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/807.html
Number of vulnerabilities: 0
Description The application uses a protection mechanism that relies on the existence or values of an input, but the input can be modified by an untrusted actor in a way that bypasses the protection mechanism.Developers may assume that inputs such as cookies, environment variables, and hidden form fields cannot be modified. However, an attacker could change these inputs using customized clients or other attacks. This change might not be detected. When security decisions such as authentication and authorization are made based on the values of these inputs, attackers can bypass the security of the software.
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