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Wordpress: CVE-2014-5266: Lack of limits on the number of elements in an XML document allows for Denial of Service (DoS) attacks

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Wordpress: CVE-2014-5266: Lack of limits on the number of elements in an XML document allows for Denial of Service (DoS) attacks

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/16/2017
Modified
05/16/2017

Description

The Incutio XML-RPC (IXR) Library, as used in WordPress before 3.9.2 and Drupal 6.x before 6.33 and 7.x before 7.31, does not limit the number of elements in an XML document, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a large document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-5265.

Solution(s)

  • wordpress-upgrade-3_9_2

References

  • wordpress-upgrade-3_9_2

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