Ping Optimizer Plugin prior 2.35.1.3.0 on WordPress Setting cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability has been found in Ping Optimizer Plugin on WordPress (WordPress Plugin) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component Setting Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-352. 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. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The WordPress Ping Optimizer WordPress plugin before 2.35.1.3.0 does not have CSRF check in place when updating its settings, which could allow attackers to make a logged in admin change them via a CSRF attack

The weakness was shared 09/19/2022. The advisory is shared at wpscan.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-1591 since 05/05/2022. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

Upgrading to version 2.35.1.3.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.2

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Ping Optimizer Plugin 2.35.1.3.0

Timelineinfo

05/05/2022 CVE reserved
09/19/2022 +137 days Advisory disclosed
09/19/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/20/2022 +31 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: wpscan.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-1591 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 09/19/2022 08:27 PM
Updated: 10/20/2022 02:13 PM
Changes: 09/19/2022 08:27 PM (40), 10/20/2022 02:13 PM (10)
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