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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1564-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u4fixed
squeeze (lts)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u5fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u5fixed
jessie4.1+dfsg-1fixed
sid4.1.1+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)2.1.0-1low
wordpresssourceetch2.0.10-1etch2mediumDSA-1564-1

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