The wp_remote_fopen function in WordPress before 2.1 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (bandwidth or thread
consumption) via pingback service calls with a source URI that
corresponds to a large file, which triggers a long download session
without a timeout constraint.
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BUGTRAQ:20070124 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities in Wordpress
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