Insecure Storage of Sensitive Information in microweber/microweber

Valid

Reported on

Feb 19th 2022


Description:-

When the user uploads his profile picture, the uploaded image’s EXIF Geolocation Data does not get stripped. As a result, anyone can get sensitive information of microweber users like their Geolocation, their Device information like Device Name, Version, Software & Software version used, etc.

Proof of Concept:-

1.Browse this link:- https://github.com/ianare/exif-samples/blob/master/jpg/gps/DSCN0012.jpg

2.Download the image Upload the picture on your profile and click on save.

3.Now see the path of the uploaded image ( Either by right click on image then copy image address OR right-click, inspect the image, the URL will come in the inspect, edit it as HTML )

4.Then open:- http://exif.regex.info/exif.cgi

5.Paste the URL (https://demo.microweber.org/demo/userfiles/media/default/dscn0012.jpg) of the profile image path now you can see the EXIF data.

Image PoC:-

https://drive.google.com/file/d/154yIOLwwVKmG7RWdqD25rwpaOUZH-X1X/view?usp=sharing

Impact:-

This vulnerability impacts all users on microweber. This vulnerability violates the privacy of a User and shares sensitive information of the user who uploads their profile picture on microweber.

We are processing your report and will contact the microweber team within 24 hours. 3 months ago
SAMPRIT DAS modified the report
3 months ago
SAMPRIT DAS modified the report
3 months ago
We have contacted a member of the microweber team and are waiting to hear back 3 months ago
Bozhidar Slaveykov validated this vulnerability 3 months ago
SAMPRIT DAS has been awarded the disclosure bounty
The fix bounty is now up for grabs
Bozhidar Slaveykov confirmed that a fix has been merged on b592c8 3 months ago
Bozhidar Slaveykov has been awarded the fix bounty
Bozhidar
3 months ago

Maintainer


here is a new picture uploaded with no data info about it https://demo.microweber.org/demo/userfiles/media/default/dscn0012-ddaa_1.jpg

SAMPRIT DAS
3 months ago

Researcher


Hello @bobimicroweber,

I have confirmed that the vulnerability has been fixed and I want to know when are the Description and References going to be updated on https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-0724 ?

Regards, @sampritdas8

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