The XMLRPC API in WordPress before 3.5.1 allows remote attackers to send HTTP requests to intranet servers, and conduct port-scanning attacks, by specifying a crafted source URL for a pingback, related to a Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) issue.
'CWE-918: Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)'
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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