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WordPress before 2.6.2 does not properly handle MySQL warnings about insertion of username strings that exceed the maximum column width of the user_login column, and does not properly handle space characters when comparing usernames, which allows remote attackers to change an arbitrary user's password to a random value by registering a similar username and then requesting a password reset, related to a "SQL column truncation vulnerability." NOTE: the attacker can discover the random password by also exploiting CVE-2008-4107.
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http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496287/100/0/threaded [No Types Assigned]
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https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6397 [No Types Assigned]
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6421 [No Types Assigned]
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6397 [No Types Assigned]
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6421 [No Types Assigned]