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CVE-2009-3622 Detail

Current Description

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in wp-trackback.php in WordPress before 2.8.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and server hang) via a long title parameter in conjunction with a charset parameter composed of many comma-separated "UTF-8" substrings, related to the mb_convert_encoding function in PHP.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/23/2009
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://codes.zerial.org/php/wp-trackbacks_dos.phps Broken Link
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125612393329041&w=2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125614592004825&w=2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://rooibo.wordpress.com/2009/10/17/agujero-de-seguridad-en-wordpress/ Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/Oct/263 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://security-sh3ll.blogspot.com/2009/10/wordpress-resource-exhaustion-denial-of.html Third Party Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023072 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://wordpress.org/development/2009/10/wordpress-2-8-5-hardening-release/ Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2986 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530056 Issue Tracking
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53884 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3622
NVD Published Date:
10/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/21/2017