Open Microscopy Environment OMERO.web up to 5.4.6 Log File Password information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in Open Microscopy Environment OMERO.web up to 5.4.6 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the component Log File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Password). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

The Open Microscopy Environment OMERO.web version prior to 5.4.7 contains an Information Exposure Through Log Files vulnerability in the login form and change password form that can result in User's password being revealed. Attacker can log in as that user. This attack appear to be exploitable via an attacker reading the web server log. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 5.4.7.

The bug was discovered 08/13/2018. The weakness was released 08/20/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-1000633 since 08/20/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1592 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 7 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 5.4.7 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-244747, VDB-244984, VDB-246162 and VDB-247166.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.6

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Name: Password
Class: Information disclosure / Password
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: OMERO.web 5.4.7


08/13/2018 🔍
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08/21/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/02/2023 +1715 days 🔍


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CVE: CVE-2018-1000633 (🔍)
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Created: 08/21/2018 06:56 AM
Updated: 05/02/2023 04:26 PM
Changes: 08/21/2018 06:56 AM (44), 03/17/2020 07:26 AM (8), 05/02/2023 04:26 PM (13)
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