CVE-2017-6819

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Description
In WordPress before 4.7.3, there is cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in
Press This (wp-admin/includes/class-wp-press-this.php), leading to
excessive use of server resources. The CSRF can trigger an outbound HTTP
request for a large file that is then parsed by Press This.
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Package
Upstream:released (4.7.3+dfsg-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.7.3+dfsg-1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (4.7.3+dfsg-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (4.7.3+dfsg-1)
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Updated: 2020-01-29 18:48:56 UTC (commit 40f18bf14da5fb50662e1f861ea594a462b207fe)