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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1564-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)jessie (security), jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u17fixed
stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid4.9.5+dfsg1-1fixed

The information below 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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