Welcome to open source, Elon. Your Twitter code just got a CVE for shadow ban bug

The chunk of internal source code Twitter released the other week contains a “shadow ban” vulnerability serious enough to earn its own CVE, as it can be exploited to bury someone’s account of sight “without recourse.”

The issue was discovered by Federico Andres Lois while reviewing the tweet recommendation engine that’s said to power Twitter’s For You timeline. This system was made public by Twitter on March 31, adding to the libraries of open source software it already released over years, long before Elon Musk took over.

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Source: The Register