CVE-2019-17669 - Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability in Wordpress

047910
CVSS 7.5 - HIGH
Attack vector
NETWORK
Attack complexity
LOW
Privileges required
NONE
Confidentiality impact
PARTIAL
Integrity impact
PARTIAL
Availability impact
PARTIAL

Summary

WordPress before 5.2.4 has a Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability because URL validation does not consider the interpretation of a name as a series of hex characters.

Vulnerable Configurations

Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE)

CWE-918 - Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

Nessus

  • NASL familyDebian Local Security Checks
    NASL idDEBIAN_DSA-4599.NASL
    descriptionSeveral vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool. They allowed remote attackers to perform various Cross-Side Scripting (XSS) and Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks, create open redirects, poison cache, and bypass authorization access and input sanitation.
    last seen2020-01-14
    modified2020-01-02
    plugin id132736
    published2020-01-09
    reporterThis script is Copyright (C) 2020 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
    sourcehttps://www.tenable.com/plugins/nessus/132736
    titleDebian DSA-4599-1 : wordpress - security update
  • NASL familyDebian Local Security Checks
    NASL idDEBIAN_DLA-1980.NASL
    descriptionSeveral vulnerabilities in wordpress, a web blogging tool, have been fixed. CVE-2019-17669 Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability because URL validation does not consider the interpretation of a name as a series of hex characters. CVE-2019-17670 Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability was reported in wp_validate_redirect(). Normalize the path when validating the location for relative URLs. CVE-2019-17671 Unauthenticated viewing of certain content (private or draft posts) is possible because the static query property is mishandled. CVE-2019-17675 Wordpress does not properly consider type confusion during validation of the referer in the admin pages. This vulnerability affects the check_admin_referer() WordPress function. For Debian 8
    last seen2020-01-01
    modified2020-01-02
    plugin id130521
    published2019-11-06
    reporterThis script is Copyright (C) 2019 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
    sourcehttps://www.tenable.com/plugins/nessus/130521
    titleDebian DLA-1980-1 : wordpress security update