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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0937

Original release date: 01/30/2012
Last revised: 01/31/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

** DISPUTED ** wp-admin/setup-config.php in the installation component in WordPress 3.3.1 and earlier does not limit the number of MySQL queries sent to external MySQL database servers, which allows remote attackers to use WordPress as a proxy for brute-force attacks or denial of service attacks via the dbhost parameter, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-4898. NOTE: the vendor disputes the significance of this issue because an incomplete WordPress installation might be present on the network for only a short time.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://www.trustwave.com/spiderlabs/advisories/TWSL2012-002.txt
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20120124 TWSL2012-002: Multiple Vulnerabilities in WordPress
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 18417

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3.1 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:3.0
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.9
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.8
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.7
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.11
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.10
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.9
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.8
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.7
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:2.0
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.3
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.5
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:1.0
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.72
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.711
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.71
* cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress:0.7
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