CVE-2016-2222 Detail

Current Description

The wp_http_validate_url function in wp-includes/http.php in WordPress before 4.4.2 allows remote attackers to conduct server-side request forgery (SSRF) attacks via a zero value in the first octet of an IPv4 address in the u parameter to wp-admin/press-this.php.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.6 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3472
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82454
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034933
https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.4.2 Patch 
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/36435
https://hackerone.com/reports/110801 Exploit 
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=20433070
https://wordpress.org/news/2016/02/wordpress-4-4-2-security-and-maintenance-release/ Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/8376

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2222
NVD Published Date:
05/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017
Source:
MITRE