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Wordpress: CVE-2009-3622: Cryptographic Issues

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/23/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/16/2017
Modified
05/23/2019

Description

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in wp-trackback.php in WordPress before 2.8.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and server hang) via a long title parameter in conjunction with a charset parameter composed of many comma-separated "UTF-8" substrings, related to the mb_convert_encoding function in PHP.

Solution(s)

  • wordpress-upgrade-2_8_5

References

  • wordpress-upgrade-2_8_5

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