Vulnerability CVE-2018-6389


Published: 2018-02-06

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.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

Vendor: Wordpress
Product: Wordpress 
Version: 4.9.2;

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

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
None
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103060
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040347
https://baraktawily.blogspot.fr/2018/02/how-to-dos-29-of-world-wide-websites.html
https://github.com/UltimateHackers/Shiva
https://github.com/WazeHell/CVE-2018-6389
https://thehackernews.com/2018/02/wordpress-dos-exploit.html
https://wpvulndb.com/vulnerabilities/9021
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43968/

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