CVE-2016-2222

Published on: 05/21/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:15 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N

Certain versions of Wordpress from Wordpress contain the following vulnerability:

The wp_http_validate_url function in wp-includes/http.php in WordPress before 4.4.2 allows remote attackers to conduct server-side request forgery (SSRF) attacks via a zero value in the first octet of an IPv4 address in the u parameter to wp-admin/press-this.php.

  • CVE-2016-2222 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.6 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
CHANGED NONE HIGH NONE

CVSS2 Score: 5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE PARTIAL NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
WordPress doesn't allow 0.0.0.0/8 in some contexts, as an attempt to block some ... | Hacker News news.ycombinator.com
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URL Logo MISC news.ycombinator.com/item?id=20433070
HackerOne Exploit
hackerone.com
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URL Logo MISC hackerone.com/reports/110801
WordPress Prior to 4.4.2 Server Side Request Forgery Security Bypass Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 82454
WordPress Bugs Let Remote Users Conduct Server-Side Request Forgery and Open Redirect Attacks - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1034933
WordPress 3.7-4.4.1 - Local URIs Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) web.archive.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo MISC wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8376
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-3472-1 wordpress www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-3472
Changeset 36435 – WordPress Trac web.archive.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo CONFIRM core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/36435
Version 4.4.2 « WordPress Codex Patch
codex.wordpress.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.4.2
WordPress 4.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release Patch
Vendor Advisory
wordpress.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM wordpress.org/news/2016/02/wordpress-4-4-2-security-and-maintenance-release/

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWordpressWordpress4.4.1AllAllAll
ApplicationWordpressWordpress4.4.1AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: