The Images Optimize and Upload CF7 WordPress plugin through 2.1.4 does not validate the file to be deleted via an AJAX action available to unauthenticated users, which could allow them to delete arbitrary files on the server via path traversal attack.
Published 2023-01-16 16:15:11
Updated 2023-01-24 18:24:06
Source WPScan
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-4101

0.18%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 56 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-4101

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.1
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-4101

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: contact@wpscan.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-4101

Products affected by CVE-2022-4101

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