The make_clickable function in wp-includes/formatting.php in WordPress before 3.1.1 does not properly check URLs before passing them to the PCRE library, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a comment with a crafted URL that triggers many recursive calls.
Publish Date : 2012-06-27 Last Update Date : 2012-06-28
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions
if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.