CVE-2022-44796 Escalation of privileges vulnerability in Object First

Note: Object First will continue to update this vulnerability as new information becomes available.

Date: 2022-10-24

Status: Final

CVEs: CVE-2022-44796

Important note:

This vulnerability is related to the Object First Ootbi BETA version, which is not released for production and therefore has no impact on the production environment. The production-ready Object First Ootbi version will have this vulnerability fixed.


The authorization service has a flow which allows getting access to the Web UI without knowing credentials. For signing JWT token is used the secret key that is generated through a function which doesn’t produce crypto strong sequences.


An attacker can predict these sequences and generate a JWT token. As a result, an attacker can get access to the Web UI.

Vulnerability Scoring

CVE CVSS 3.x Score Vector
CVE-2022-44796 9.8 (CRITICAL)  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H



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Affected Versions:

Object First Ootbi BETA build

Not affected versions:

Object First Ootbi

Software Versions and Fixes

Fixed in Object First Ootbi BETA build


Update to Object First Ootbi BETA build or higher

Obtaining Software Fixes 

Software updates will be available in Object First Update Manager. You can contact Support directly via email at or via phone at +1 800 6657145.

Status of Notice


Object First will continue to update information regarding this vulnerability as new details become available.

This vulnerability article should be considered as the single source of current, up-to-date, authorized and accurate information posted by Object First Software.

Revision History 

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 2022-10-24 Initial Public Release and Final Status
2.0 2022-11-09 Added CVE number and NVD reference
3.0 2023-02-06 Added Beta note
4.0 2023-03-08 Adjusted build and product names