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CVE-2024-4870 Design/Logic Flaw

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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The Frontend Registration – Contact Form 7 plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to privilege escalation in versions up to, and including, 5.1 due to insufficient restriction on the '_cf7frr_' post meta. This makes it possible for authenticated attackers, with editor-level access and above, to modify the default user role in the registration form settings.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v37.2
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
References
https://www.wordfence.com/threat-intel/vulnerabilities/id/ca616ae6-59d3-4037-b538-d371f007a037?source=cve
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/frontend-registration-contact-form-7/trunk/frontend-registration-cf7.php?rev=2975770
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Design/Logic Flaw

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v26.5
AV:N/AC:L/AU:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS v38.8
AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
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

T1529 - System Shutdown/Reboot
T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1068 - Exploitation for Privilege Escalation
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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