CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2018-1000634

Improper Privilege Management

Published: Aug 20, 2018 | Modified: Oct 03, 2019
CVSS 3.x
7.2
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
6.5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The Open Microscopy Environment OMERO.server version 5.4.0 to 5.4.6 contains an Improper Access Control vulnerability in User management that can result in administrative user with privilege restrictions logging in as a more powerful administrator. This attack appear to be exploitable via Use user administration privilege to set the password of a more powerful administrator. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 5.4.7.

Weakness

The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Omero Openmicroscopy 5.4.0 5.4.6

Potential Mitigations

References