Growi vulnerable to improper access control


GROWI provided by WESEEK, Inc. contains an improper access control vulnerability (CWE-284).

Kenta Yamamoto of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: Low
  • User Interaction: None
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • GROWI versions prior to v5.1.4 (v5 series)
  • GROWI versions prior to v4.5.25 (v4 series)


A user who can login to the affected product may download the markdown data from the pages set to private by the other users.

[Update the software]
Update the software to the following versions according to the information provided by the developer.

* GROWI v5.1.4 or later (v5 series)
* GROWI v4.5.25 or later (v4 series)
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Permissions(CWE-264) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2022-41799

  1. JVN : JVN#00845253
Revision History

  • [2022/10/07]
      Web page was published
  • [2022/10/14]
      Vendor Information : Contents were added