CVE-2022-0236

Published on: 01/18/2022 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 01/24/2022 05:29:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Certain versions of Wp Import Export from Vjinfotech contain the following vulnerability:

The WP Import Export WordPress plugin (both free and premium versions) is vulnerable to unauthenticated sensitive data disclosure due to a missing capability check on the download function wpie_process_file_download found in the ~/includes/classes/class-wpie-general.php file. This made it possible for unauthenticated attackers to download any imported or exported information from a vulnerable site which can contain sensitive information like user data. This affects versions up to, and including, 3.9.15.

  • CVE-2022-0236 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo vjinfotech - WP Import Export version <= 3.9.15
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo vjinfotech - WP Import Export Lite version <= 3.9.15

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

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

CVSS2 Score: 5 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
GitHub - qurbat/CVE-2022-0236: Proof of concept for unauthenticated sensitive data disclosure affecting the wp-import-export WordPress plugin (CVE-2022-0236) github.com
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URL Logo MISC github.com/qurbat/CVE-2022-0236
403 Forbidden plugins.trac.wordpress.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo MISC plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/2649762/wp-import-export-lite/trunk/includes/classes/class-wpie-general.php
Vulnerability Advisories - Wordfence www.wordfence.com
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URL Logo MISC www.wordfence.com/vulnerability-advisories/#CVE-2022-0236

Exploit/POC from Github

Proof of concept for unauthenticated sensitive data disclosure affecting the wp-import-export WordPress plugin (CVE-2022

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationVjinfotechWp Import ExportAllAllAllAll
ApplicationVjinfotechWp Import Export LiteAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:vjinfotech:wp_import_export:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vjinfotech:wp_import_export_lite:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*:

Discovery Credit

Karan Saini (Kloudle Inc.)

Social Mentions

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