Vulnerability CVE-2008-4616


Published: 2008-10-20   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The SpamBam plugin for WordPress allows remote attackers to bypass restrictions and add blog comments by using server-supplied values to calculate a shared key.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Exploiting the SpamBam plugin for wordpress
Jos
21.10.2008

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Wordpress -> Spambam plugin 
The spanner -> Spambam plugin 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4438
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486333/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27291
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39690

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