Question 49: What is the ruling on the authenticity of these two Hadeeths: Fitnah (sedition or turmoil) is asleep (dormant). May the Curse of Allaah be upon the one who wakes it up (stirs it up). And: ‘Stay away from Khadraa’ Al-Diman (i.e. Verdure growing in manure).’ It was asked, ‘O Messenger of Allaah, what is Khadraa’ Al-Diman?’ He (peace be upon him) replied, ‘A beautiful woman of a bad origin.’ ?
Answer: The Hadeeth that reads: Fitnah is asleep. May the Curse of Allaah be upon the one who wakes it up is mentioned by Al-`Ajloonee, the author of Kashf Al-Khafaa’ who mentioned that Al-Najm said: “Al-Rafi`ee related it in His book Al-Amalee from Anas.” It was also related by Al-Suyyootee in Al-Jaami` Al-Sagheer who ranked it as weak… read more here.