wger up to 2.1 excessive authentication

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in wger up to 2.1. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a excessive authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Improper Restriction of Excessive Authentication Attempts in GitHub repository wger-project/wger prior to 2.2.

The weakness was published 11/24/2022. The advisory is shared at huntr.dev. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-2650 since 08/04/2022. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1110.001 for this issue.

Upgrading to version 2.2 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch 5e3167e3a2dc95836fa2607fe201524c031a2c4c is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 4.5
VulDB Temp Score: 4.3
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CNA Base Score: 7.8
CNA Vector (huntr.dev): 🔒



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Class: Excessive authentication
CWE: CWE-307 / CWE-799 / CWE-400
ATT&CK: T1110.001

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔒

Upgrade: wger 2.2
Patch: 5e3167e3a2dc95836fa2607fe201524c031a2c4c


08/04/2022 CVE reserved
11/24/2022 +112 days Advisory disclosed
11/24/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/24/2022 +0 days VulDB last update


Advisory: huntr.dev
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-2650 (🔒)


Created: 11/24/2022 10:27 PM
Changes: 11/24/2022 10:27 PM (50)
Complete: 🔍


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