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CVE-2024-5810 Hardcoded credentials

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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The WP2Speed Faster – Optimize PageSpeed Insights Score 90-100 plugin for WordPress is vulnerable to unauthorized access in all versions up to, and including, 1.0.1. This is due to the use of hardcoded credentials to authenticate all the incoming API requests. This makes it possible for unauthenticated attackers to overwrite CSS, update the trial settings, purge the cache, and find attachments.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v35.3
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
References
https://www.wordfence.com/threat-intel/vulnerabilities/id/1fe97ac1-cab9-4b6f-bddd-bdcdc9faee40?source=cve
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/wp2speed/trunk/lib/includes/optimize.php
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/wp2speed/trunk/lib/includes/optimize.php
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/wp2speed/trunk/lib/includes/optimize.php
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/wp2speed/trunk/lib/includes/optimize.php
https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/browser/wp2speed/trunk/lib/includes/optimize.php
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Hardcoded credentials

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v27.5
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS v39.8
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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

T1552 - Unsecured Credentials
T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1078 - Valid Accounts
T1021 - Remote Services

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

WASC-19 - SQL Injection