[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #2534: wordpress 2.0.1 remote dos attack

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Mon Mar 6 04:20:29 GMT 2006

#2534: wordpress 2.0.1 remote dos attack
       Id:  2534       |      Status:  closed                  
Component:  Security   |    Modified:  Mon Mar  6 04:20:28 2006
 Severity:  major      |   Milestone:  2.0.1                   
 Priority:  high       |     Version:  2.0.1                   
    Owner:  anonymous  |    Reporter:  matrix_killer           
Changes (by masquerade):

  * resolution:  => wontfix
  * status:  new => closed


 After discussion on IRC, the general consensus is that:

 A) DOS shouldn't be handled by a PHP application, there are much more
 efficient and better ways to deal with this.
 B) Registration is off by default, so the severity of this sort of DOS is
 rather low.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/2534>
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