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CVE-2022-1442 Scanner

Detects 'Information Disclosure' vulnerability in Metform plugin for Wordpress affects v. through 2.1.3.

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Level

High

Type

Single Scan

Can be used by

Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

Scan only one

Domain, Ipv4

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CVE-2022-1442 Scanner Detail

Metform is a widely used plugin for WordPress for creating contact forms and quizzes. It is a user-friendly tool that lets website owners easily create forms in minutes without any coding or technical knowledge. This plugin is integrated with various third-party APIs like PayPal, Stripe, Mailchimp, Hubspot, HelpScout, reCAPTCHA, and more.

However, recently a vulnerability has been discovered in the Metform plugin for WordPress. The vulnerability code, CVE-2022-1442, allows an attacker to view all API keys and secrets of the integrated third-party APIs, even without being authenticated. The attacker can easily gain access to sensitive information due to improper access controls in the ~/core/forms/action.php file, present in all versions up to and including 2.1.3.

The exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to a massive data breach, putting all sensitive information at risk of being leaked. Attackers can get their hands on payment transaction details, email lists, customer information, and other confidential data. This vulnerability gives attackers direct access to the keys, allowing them to perform malicious activities like initiating unauthorized transactions, phishing scams, and more.

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