wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities

2015-09-15T00:00:00
ID F4CE64C2-5BD4-11E5-9040-3C970E169BC2
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2015-10-29T00:00:00

Description

Samuel Sidler reports:

WordPress 4.3.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

WordPress versions 4.3 and earlier are vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags (CVE-2015-5714). Reported by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check Point. A separate cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in the user list table. Reported by Ben Bidner of the WordPress security team. Finally, in certain cases, users without proper permissions could publish private posts and make them sticky (CVE-2015-5715). Reported by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check Point.