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CVE-2022-2536 Detail


The Transposh WordPress Translation plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized setting changes by unauthenticated users in versions up to, and including, This is due to insufficient validation of settings on the 'tp_translation' AJAX action which makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to bypass any restrictions and influence the data shown on the site. Please note this is a separate issue from CVE-2022-2461. Notes from the researcher: When installed Transposh comes with a set of pre-configured options, one of these is the "Who can translate" setting under the "Settings" tab. However, this option is largely ignored, if Transposh has enabled its "autotranslate" feature (it's enabled by default) and the HTTP POST parameter "sr0" is larger than 0. This is caused by a faulty validation in "wp/transposh_db.php."


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Wordfence
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/MrTuxracer/advisories/blob/master/CVEs/CVE-2022-2536.txt Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/168120/wptransposh1081-authz.txt Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/transposh-translation-filter-for-wordpress/trunk/transposh.php?rev=2682425#L1989 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.exploitalert.com/view-details.html?id=38949 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.rcesecurity.com/2022/07/WordPress-Transposh-Exploiting-a-Blind-SQL-Injection-via-XSS/ Not Applicable 
https://www.wordfence.com/threat-intel/vulnerabilities/id/c774b520-9d9f-4102-8564-49673d5ae1e6 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.wordfence.com/vulnerability-advisories-continued/#CVE-2022-2536 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-285 Improper Authorization Provider acceptance level Wordfence  

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