CVE Reference: CVE-2007-0540

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CVE-2007-0540

Description:
WordPress 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 file with a binary content type, which is downloaded even though it cannot contain usable pingback data.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SREASON
  http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2191

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA30013

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1564

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/457996/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/458003/100/0/threaded


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