VDB-115024 · CVE-2014-2048 · OSVDB 104494

ownCloud Server up to 5.0.14 user_openid App access control

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A vulnerability has been found in ownCloud Server up to 5.0.14 (Cloud Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component user_openid App. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The user_openid app in ownCloud Server before 5.0.15 allows remote attackers to obtain access by leveraging an insecure OpenID implementation.

The bug was discovered 03/07/2014. The weakness was shared 03/27/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2014-2048 since 02/19/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1480 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 5.0.15 eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-284
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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OpenVAS ID: 863013
OpenVAS Name: ownCloud OpenID Access Control Bypass Vulnerability (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ownCloud Server 5.0.15


02/19/2014 🔍
03/07/2014 +16 days 🔍
03/26/2018 +1480 days 🔍
03/27/2018 +1 days 🔍
03/27/2018 +0 days 🔍
01/16/2020 +660 days 🔍


Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-2048 (🔍)
OSVDB: 104494 - CVE-2014-2048 - Owncloud - Owncloud - High


Created: 03/27/2018 09:16 AM
Updated: 01/16/2020 04:34 PM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_discoverydate source_osvdb source_osvdb_title
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