CWE-250 - Execution with Unnecessary Privileges


The vulnerability leads to carring out the operations using additional privileges that increases weakness of the system. Extra privileges can suspend usual security checkings and make the system more assailable. Hightened number of resources extra privileges allows offenders to get access to it that may cause executing code, disabling services, and reading restricted data.
Thew weakness is introduced during Installation, Architecture and Design, Operation stages.

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Description of CWE-250 on Mitre website