Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) in Web Stories plugin for WordPress



Published: 2022-10-27
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-3708
CWE-ID CWE-918
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

EUVDB-ID: #VU68794

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-3708

CWE-ID: CWE-918 - Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform SSRF attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote user can send a specially crafted HTTP request and trick the application to initiate requests to arbitrary systems.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker gain access to sensitive data, located in the local network or send malicious requests to other servers from the vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Web Stories: 1.0.0 - 1.24.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://patchstack.com/database/vulnerability/web-stories/wordpress-web-stories-plugin-1-24-0-auth-server-side-request-forgery-ssrf-vulnerability

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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