WBCE CMS Header class.login.php increase_attempts X-Forwarded-For excessive authentication

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in WBCE CMS (Content Management System) (affected version not known). 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 with an unknown input leads to a excessive authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-307. The software does not implement sufficient measures to prevent multiple failed authentication attempts within in a short time frame, making it more susceptible to brute force attacks. Impacted is confidentiality.

The weakness was released 11/15/2022. The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-4006. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1110.001.

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Applying the patch d394ba39a7bfeb31eda797b6195fd90ef74b2e75 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.0
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VulDB Base Score: 3.7
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Class: Excessive authentication
CWE: CWE-307 / CWE-799 / CWE-400
ATT&CK: T1110.001

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Patch: d394ba39a7bfeb31eda797b6195fd90ef74b2e75


11/15/2022 Advisory disclosed
11/15/2022 +0 days CVE reserved
11/15/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
12/18/2022 +33 days VulDB last update


Advisory: d394ba39a7bfeb31eda797b6195fd90ef74b2e75
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-4006 (🔒)


Created: 11/15/2022 09:39 PM
Updated: 12/18/2022 04:08 PM
Changes: 11/15/2022 09:39 PM (43), 12/18/2022 04:02 PM (4), 12/18/2022 04:08 PM (21)
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