Intrusion Prevention

WordPress.xmlrpc.Pingback.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in WordPress.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles http requests for pingback calls. It allows a remote attacker to crash vulnerable systems via crafted http requests.

Affected Products

WordPress all version

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attacker can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.