CVE-2022-3144

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Last Modified on: 09/23/2022 07:45:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Wordfence Security from Wordfence contain the following vulnerability:

The Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting in versions up to and including 7.6.0 via a setting on the options page due to insufficient escaping on the stored value. This makes it possible for authenticated users, with administrative privileges, to inject malicious web scripts into the setting that executes whenever a user accesses a page displaying the affected setting on sites running a vulnerable version.

  • CVE-2022-3144 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Wordfence Security - Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan version <= 7.6.0

CVSS3 Score: 4.8 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Vulnerability Advisories - Wordfence www.wordfence.com
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URL Logo MISC www.wordfence.com/vulnerability-advisories/#CVE-2022-3144
403 Forbidden plugins.trac.wordpress.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo MISC plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?sfp_email=&sfph_mail=&reponame=&old=2780937%40wordfence&new=2780937%40wordfence&sfp_email=&sfph_mail=
Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan – WordPress plugin | WordPress.org wordpress.org
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URL Logo MISC wordpress.org/plugins/wordfence/#developers

Related QID Numbers

  • 150577 WordPress Wordfence Security - Firewall and Malware Scan Plugin: Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability (CVE-2022-3144)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWordfenceWordfence SecurityAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:wordfence:wordfence_security:*:*:*:*:*:wordpress:*:*:

Discovery Credit

Ori Gabriel

Social Mentions

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