OWASP Periodic Table of Vulnerabilities - Improper Filesystem Permissions

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Improper Filesystem Permissions

Root Cause Summary

The root cause of improper filesystem permissions is having incorrect filesystem permissions such as read, write, modify, or execute set on files, folders, and symbolic links. These improper permissions allow the attacker to access restricted files or directories and modify or delete their contents.

Browser / Standards Solution

None

Perimeter Solution

Ensure that proper file and directory permissions are applied. Enforce stricter default permissions.

Generic Framework Solution

None

Custom Framework Solution

None

Custom Code Solution

None

Discussion / Controversy

None

References

WASC - Improper Filesystem Permissions

CAPEC-350: DEPRECATED: WASC Threat Classification 2.0