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Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key

CVE-2022-1614

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

The WP-EMail WordPress plugin before 2.69.0 prioritizes getting a visitor's IP from certain HTTP headers over PHP's REMOTE_ADDR, which makes it possible to bypass IP-based anti-spamming restrictions.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-639 - Authorization Bypass Through User-Controlled Key

The system's authorization functionality does not prevent one user from gaining access to another user's data or record by modifying the key value identifying the data.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published