AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 information disclosure

CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.

A vulnerability was found in AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 (Information Management Software). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The weakness was shared 06/18/2014 by agix with Zero Day Initiative (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-4153 since 06/12/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76214 (AlienVault OSSIM 'av-centerd' get_file() Information Disclosure), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 12987 (AlienVault Multiple Security Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 4.6 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 68018), X-Force (93851), Secunia (SA59112), Vulnerability Center (SBV-45167) and Tenable (76214). The entries 70098 and 70097 are related to this item.





CPE 2.3infoedit

CPE 2.2infoedit


VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2

VulDB Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Temp Score: 7.2
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍



VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍


Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍


Nessus ID: 76214
Nessus Name: AlienVault OSSIM 'av-centerd' get_file() Information Disclosure
Nessus File: 🔍
Nessus Family: 🔍

Qualys ID: 🔍
Qualys Name: 🔍

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Threat: 🔍
Adversaries: 🔍
Geopolitics: 🔍
Economy: 🔍
Predictions: 🔍
Remediation: 🔍


Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍

Upgrade: Open Source Security Information Management 4.6


06/09/2014 🔍
06/09/2014 +0 days 🔍
06/12/2014 +3 days 🔍
06/18/2014 +6 days 🔍
06/18/2014 +0 days 🔍
06/25/2014 +7 days 🔍
06/29/2014 +4 days 🔍
03/26/2015 +270 days 🔍
05/31/2017 +797 days 🔍


Researcher: agix
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Not defined
Confirmation: 🔍

CVE: CVE-2014-4153 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 68018 - AlienVault Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 59112
X-Force: 93851
Vulnerability Center: 45167 - AlienVault OSSIM before 4.8.0 Remote File System Read via a Crafted \x27get_file\x27 Request, High

See also: 🔍


Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 05/31/2017 01:12 PM
Changes: (7) advisory_person_nickname advisory_company_name advisory_confirm_url source_cve_assigned source_secunia source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
Complete: 🔍


No comments yet. Please log in to comment.

Interested in the pricing of exploits?

See the underground prices here!