A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in WBCE CMS. Affected by this issue is the function increase_attempts of the file wbce/framework/class.login.php of the component Header Handler. The manipulation of the argument X-Forwarded-For leads to improper restriction of excessive authentication attempts. The attack may be launched remotely. The name of the patch is d394ba39a7bfeb31eda797b6195fd90ef74b2e75. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-213716.
Published 2022-11-15 22:15:19
Updated 2022-11-18 19:46:29
Source VulDB
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-4006

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 45 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-4006

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2022-4006

  • The product does not implement sufficient measures to prevent multiple failed authentication attempts within a short time frame, making it more susceptible to brute force attacks.
    Assigned by:
    • cna@vuldb.com (Secondary)
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: cna@vuldb.com (Secondary)
  • The product does not properly limit the number or frequency of interactions that it has with an actor, such as the number of incoming requests.
    Assigned by: cna@vuldb.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-4006

Products affected by CVE-2022-4006

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