[wp-hackers] New Security Vulnerability?

Doug Stewart dstewart at atl.lmco.com
Thu Mar 9 18:35:33 GMT 2006

Joey B wrote:
> Someone in IRC came in and asked about this link:
> http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427152/30/0/threaded
> Figured I'd post it here since I haven't seen anyone else do so yet.
> --
> Joey Brooks
> Milk Carton Designs || milkcartondesigns.com
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They're basically trying to execute a DoS based upon repeated 
registration attempts.  If we were to start implementing a wait time on 
registrations coming from a single IP, it would likely ameliorate this 

Doug Stewart
Systems Administrator/Web Applications Developer
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Labs
dstewart at atl.lmco.com

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