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.
Published 2016-05-22 01:59:15
Updated 2017-11-04 01:29:18
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Vulnerability category: Server-side request forgery (SSRF)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-2222

1.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 85 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-2222

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
8.6
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N
3.9
4.0
NIST

References for CVE-2016-2222

Products affected by CVE-2016-2222

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