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- Security: Undefined
$allowed_actionsoverrides parent definitions
- API: More restrictive
Controllerwhen used with
$allowed_actions overrides parent definitions
Controller (and subclasses) failed to enforce
on parent classes if a child class didn't have it explicitly defined.
Impact: Depends on the used controller code. For any method with public visibility, the flaw can expose the return value of the method (unless it fails due to wrong arguments). It can also lead to unauthorized or unintended execution of logic, e.g. modifying the state of a database record.
Fix: Apply the 2.4.10 update. In addition, we strongly recommend to define
on all controller classes to ensure the intentions are clearly communicated.
API: More restrictive
$allowed_actions checks for
Controller when used with
Controllers which are extended with
$allowed_actions (through an
now deny access to methods defined on the controller, unless this class also has them in its own
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