The Webmaster Tools Verification WordPress plugin through 1.2 does not have authorisation and CSRF checks when disabling plugins, allowing unauthenticated users to disable arbitrary plugins
Published 2022-11-14 15:15:50
Updated 2023-07-21 21:05:28
Source WPScan
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-3538

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 40 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-3538

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
2.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-3538

  • The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request.
    Assigned by:
    • contact@wpscan.com (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not perform an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action.
    Assigned by:
    • contact@wpscan.com (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-3538

Products affected by CVE-2022-3538

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