WordPress <= 2.0 - Denial of Service Attacks

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Software
WordPress
Versions
<= 2.0
Disclosure date
2007-01-29
CVE
CVE-2007-0539
References
Credits
Classification
Denial of Service Attacks
OWASP Top 10

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Details

The wp_remote_fopen function allows the attackers to cause a denial of service attacks via pingback service calls.

Solution

Update the WordPress to the latest available version (at least 2.0.1).

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