DescriptionThe make_clickable function in wp-includes/formatting.php in WordPress before 3.1.1 does not properly check URLs before passing them to the PCRE library, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a comment with a crafted URL that triggers many recursive calls.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
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, squeeze (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u4fixed
squeeze (lts)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u8fixed
wheezy (security), wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch, sid4.3.1+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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