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Security release of OMERO 5.2.4

The OME Consortium are pleased to announce the release of OMERO 5.2.4

Dear All,

Today we are releasing OMERO 5.2.4. This is a security release to fix the script used by the "bin/omero admin cleanse" command, which was not properly respecting user permissions and may lead to data loss.

Full details of the issue are available on

The script and command have now been made admin-only. It is highly suggested that you upgrade your server or apply the patch available from the security page.

This release does not upgrade the version of Bio-Formats which OMERO uses, or feature any other updates.

The software is available at:

Upgrade information is at


The OME Team

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