WordPress <= 2.0.5 - Dictionnary & Bruteforce attack

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Software
WordPress
Versions
<= 2.0.5
Disclosure date
2007-01-08
CVE
CVE-2007-0109
References
Credits
Classification
Multiple Vulnerabilities
OWASP Top 10

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Details

In WordPress 2.0.5 and previous versions, there's a different error message if a user exists or not, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information.

Solution

Update the WordPress to the latest available version (at least 2.0.6).

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