The forgotten mail interface in WordPress and WordPress MU before
2.8.1 exhibits different behavior for a password request depending on
whether the user account exists, which allows remote attackers to
enumerate valid usernames. NOTE: the vendor reportedly disputes the
significance of this issue, indicating that the behavior exists for
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BUGTRAQ:20090708 CORE-2009-01515 - WordPress Privileges Unchecked in admin.php and Multiple Information
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