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CVE-2021-41189 Detail


DSpace is an open source turnkey repository application. In version 7.0, any community or collection administrator can escalate their permission up to become system administrator. This vulnerability only exists in 7.0 and does not impact 6.x or below. This issue is patched in version 7.1. As a workaround, users of 7.0 may temporarily disable the ability for community or collection administrators to manage permissions or workflows settings.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/commit/277b499a5cd3a4f5eb2370513a1b7e4ec2a6e041 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/commit/c3bea16ab911606e15ae96c97a1575e1ffb14f8a Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/issues/7928 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/DSpace/DSpace/security/advisories/GHSA-cf2j-vf36-c6w8 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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GitHub, Inc.