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CVE-2018-6389 Detail

Current Description

In WordPress through 4.9.2, unauthenticated attackers can cause a denial of service (resource consumption) by using the large list of registered .js files (from wp-includes/script-loader.php) to construct a series of requests to load every file many times.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/06/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103060 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040347 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://baraktawily.blogspot.fr/2018/02/how-to-dos-29-of-world-wide-websites.html Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/UltimateHackers/Shiva
https://github.com/WazeHell/CVE-2018-6389 Third Party Advisory
https://thehackernews.com/2018/02/wordpress-dos-exploit.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9021 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43968/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6389
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2018