David Cole Simple SEO Plugin up to 1.8.12 on WordPress Sitemap access control

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A vulnerability was found in David Cole Simple SEO Plugin up to 1.8.12 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Sitemap Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Auth. (subscriber+) Broken Access Control vulnerability in David Cole Simple SEO plugin <= 1.8.12 on WordPress allows attackers to create or delete sitemap.

The weakness was presented 11/04/2022. The advisory is shared for download at patchstack.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-36404 since 09/14/2022. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See VDB-139450, VDB-145031, VDB-212960 and VDB-221951 for similar entries.





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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

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09/14/2022 🔍
11/04/2022 +51 days 🔍
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Advisory: patchstack.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2022-36404 (🔍)
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Created: 11/04/2022 01:44 PM
Changes: 11/04/2022 01:44 PM (49)
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