Threat Encyclopedia

WordPress.load-scripts.PHP.load.Parameter.DoS

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in WordPress.
The vulnerability is caused by a lack of sanitization of the "load" parameter that is passed to "load-scripts.php". A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

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WordPress Core all versions

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

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

CVE References

CVE-2018-6389