CVE-2007-0539

Published: 29 January 2007

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.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
wordpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.0.8)