Published:2019/11/26  Last Updated:2019/11/26

JVN#26838191
WordPress Plugin "WP Spell Check" vulnerable to cross-site request forgery

Overview

WorPress Plugin "WP Spell Check" contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • WP Spell Check 7.1.9 and earlier

Description

WordPress Plugin "WP Spell Check" provided by Tips and Tricks HQ contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability (CWE-352).

Impact

If a user views a malicious page while logged in, unintended operations may be performed.

Solution

Update the plugin
Update the plugin according to the information provided by the developer.

Vendor Status

Vendor Link
WP Spell Check WP Spell Check

References

JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

CVSS v3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Base Score: 4.3
Attack Vector(AV) Physical (P) Local (L) Adjacent (A) Network (N)
Attack Complexity(AC) High (H) Low (L)
Privileges Required(PR) High (H) Low (L) None (N)
User Interaction(UI) Required (R) None (N)
Scope(S) Unchanged (U) Changed (C)
Confidentiality Impact(C) None (N) Low (L) High (H)
Integrity Impact(I) None (N) Low (L) High (H)
Availability Impact(A) None (N) Low (L) High (H)
CVSS v2 AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Base Score: 2.6
Access Vector(AV) Local (L) Adjacent Network (A) Network (N)
Access Complexity(AC) High (H) Medium (M) Low (L)
Authentication(Au) Multiple (M) Single (S) None (N)
Confidentiality Impact(C) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C)
Integrity Impact(I) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C)
Availability Impact(A) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C)

Credit

Takuya Yamaguchi of Cryptography Laboratory,Department of Information and Communication Engineering,Tokyo Denki University directly reported these vulnerabilities to the developer and coordinated on her own.
After coordination was completed, this case was reported to IPA, and JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer for the publication under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Alert
JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
TRnotes
CVE CVE-2019-6027
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2019-000070