Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-5266

The Incutio XML-RPC (IXR) Library, as used in WordPress before 3.9.2 and Drupal 6.x before 6.33 and 7.x before 7.31, does not limit the number of elements in an XML document, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a large document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-5265.
Vulnerability category: Denial of service
Published 2014-08-18 11:15:27
Updated 2015-11-25 20:39:20
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-5266

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 94.72%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2014-5266

  • Wordpress XMLRPC DoS
    Disclosure Date : 2014-08-06
    Wordpress XMLRPC parsing is vulnerable to a XML based denial of service. This vulnerability affects Wordpress 3.5 - 3.9.2 (3.8.4 and 3.7.4 are also patched). Authors: - Nir Goldshlager - Christian Mehlmauer <[email protected]>

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-5266

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CWE ids for CVE-2014-5266

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Products affected by CVE-2014-5266

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