WordPress is affected by an unauthenticated blind SSRF in the pingback feature. Because of a TOCTOU race condition between the validation checks and the HTTP request, attackers can reach internal hosts that are explicitly forbidden.
Published 2022-12-14 09:15:09
Updated 2022-12-20 19:25:14
Source WPScan
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Server-side request forgery (SSRF)

Threat overview for CVE-2022-3590

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2022-3590
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2022-3590 56
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-3590

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.12%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 46 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-3590

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
2.2
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-3590

  • The product checks the state of a resource before using that resource, but the resource's state can change between the check and the use in a way that invalidates the results of the check. This can cause the product to perform invalid actions when the resource is in an unexpected state.
    Assigned by:
    • contact@wpscan.com (Primary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Secondary)
  • The web server receives a URL or similar request from an upstream component and retrieves the contents of this URL, but it does not sufficiently ensure that the request is being sent to the expected destination.
    Assigned by: contact@wpscan.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-3590

Products affected by CVE-2022-3590

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