surfdurp (1661823) writes "There was New 0-day Exploit For Wordpress released on 18th Oct . this blog post includes details about the same , it also includes solution . but know wordpress has looked into the problem and has released Wordpress 2.8.5 so please upgrade ur wordpress as this exploit can lead to heavey server usage upto "47"." Link to Original Source
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