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CVE-2024-0437 Default credentials

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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The Password Protected – Ultimate Plugin to Password Protect Your WordPress Content with Ease plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to Sensitive Information Exposure in all versions up to, and including, 2.6.6 via the API. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with subscriber access or higher, to extract post titles and content, thus bypassing the plugin's password protection.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v34.3
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
References
https://www.wordfence.com/threat-intel/vulnerabilities/id/f3045ebf-70af-4124-9116-42c07f64a3bf?source=cve
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset?sfp_email=&sfph_mail=&reponame=&new=3034934%40password-protected%2Ftrunk&old=3005632%40password-protected%2Ftrunk&sfp_email=&sfph_mail=
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Default credentials

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v24
AV:N/AC:L/AU:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS v36.5
AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1591 - Gather Victim Org Information
T1590 - Gather Victim Network Information
T1589.001 - Gather Victim Identity Information (Credentials)
T1552 - Unsecured Credentials
T1082 - System Information Discovery
T1003 - OS Credential Dumping

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.5 - Improper Error Handling

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

WASC-19 - SQL Injection