5
CVSSv2

CVE-2011-4957

Published: 27/06/2012 Updated: 28/06/2012
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5 | Impact Score: 2.9 | Exploitability Score: 10
VMScore: 445
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

The make_clickable function in wp-includes/formatting.php in WordPress prior to 3.1.1 does not properly check URLs before passing them to the PCRE library, which allows remote malicious users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a comment with a crafted URL that triggers many recursive calls.

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