W3 Total Cache Plugin for WordPress < 0.9.5 Server-Side Request Forgery

high Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 112619
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Synopsis

W3 Total Cache Plugin for WordPress < 0.9.5 Server-Side Request Forgery

Description

The WordPress W3 Total Cache Plugin installed on the remote host is affected by a server-side request forgery (SSRF) vulnerability due to improper sanitization of user-supplied input.

Note that the scanner has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to W3 Total Cache Plugin for WordPress 0.9.5 or latest.

See Also

https://klikki.fi/adv/w3_total_cache.html

https://wordpress.org/plugins/w3-total-cache/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112619

Type: remote

Published: 10/26/2020

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: scan, pci

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: Tenable

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2016

Reference Information