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CVE-2022-2542 Detail

Current Description

The uContext for Clickbank plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Cross-Site Request Forgery to Cross-Site Scripting in versions up to, and including 3.9.1. This is due to missing nonce validation in the ~/app/sites/ajax/actions/keyword_save.php file that is called via the doAjax() function. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to modify the plugin's settings and inject malicious web scripts via a forged request granted they can trick a site administrator into performing an action such as clicking on a link.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Wordfence
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/ucontext/trunk/app/Ucontext_Ajax.php Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/ucontext/trunk/app/sites/ajax/actions/keyword_save.php Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.wordfence.com/vulnerability-advisories/#CVE-2022-2542 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-352 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) cwe source acceptance level NIST   Provider acceptance level Wordfence  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-2542
NVD Published Date:
09/06/2022
NVD Last Modified:
09/13/2022
Source:
Wordfence