WordPress GiveWP Plugin <= 2.25.1 is vulnerable to Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

Patch priority: low
Low priority vPatch available
Vulnerable version
<= 2.25.1 Vulnerable version
2.25.2 Fixed version

10 March 2023 by Patchstack


CVSS 5.5


Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

This could allow a malicious actor to cause a website to execute website requests to an arbitrary domain of the attacker. This could allow a malicious actor to find sensitive information of other services running on the system.

This is a general description of this vulnerability type, specific impact varies case by case. CVSS score is a way to evaluate and rank reported vulnerabilities in a standardized and repeatable way, but it is not ideal for WordPress.


This security issue has a low severity impact and is unlikely to be exploited.

Update to version X or later

Update to version 2.25.2 or later.

Update to version 2.25.2 or later to remove the vulnerability. Patchstack users can turn on auto-update for vulnerable plugins only.


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01 Mar 2023
Early warning sent out

Early warning sent out to Patchstack customers

10 Mar 2023
Published by Patchstack

Published by Patchstack

12 Mar 2023

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