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CVE-2018-6389 Detail

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      Last Modified:  02/06/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6389
Original release date:
02/06/2018
Last revised:
02/19/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103060 External Source BID 103060
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040347 External Source SECTRACK 1040347
https://baraktawily.blogspot.fr/2018/02/how-to-dos-29-of-world-wide-websites.html External Source MISC https://baraktawily.blogspot.fr/2018/02/how-to-dos-29-of-world-wide-websites.html
https://github.com/WazeHell/CVE-2018-6389 External Source MISC https://github.com/WazeHell/CVE-2018-6389
https://thehackernews.com/2018/02/wordpress-dos-exploit.html External Source MISC https://thehackernews.com/2018/02/wordpress-dos-exploit.html
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9021 External Source MISC https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9021
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43968/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 43968

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