CVE-2007-0540

NameCVE-2007-0540
DescriptionWordPress 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1564-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)buster5.0.15+dfsg1-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)5.0.21+dfsg1-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye5.7.8+dfsg1-0+deb11u2fixed
bullseye (security)5.7.11+dfsg1-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm6.1.1+dfsg1-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.6+dfsg1-0+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie6.5.3+dfsg1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssourceetch2.0.10-1etch2DSA-1564-1
wordpresssource(unstable)2.1.0-1low

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