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CVE-2007-0539

CVE information

Published

15 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

The wp_remote_fopen function in WordPress before 2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bandwidth or thread consumption) via pingback service calls with a source URI that corresponds to a large file, which triggers a long download session without a timeout constraint..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.8/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:wordpress:wordpress:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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