[SECURITY] [DSA 3375-1] wordpress security update

2015-10-26T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:32602
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-10-26T00:00:00

Description

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3375-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez October 19, 2015 https://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : wordpress CVE ID : CVE-2015-5714 CVE-2015-5715 Debian Bug : 799140

Several vulnerabilities have been fixed in Wordpress, the popular blogging engine.

CVE-2015-5714

A cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags
has been discovered.

The issue has been fixed by not allowing unclosed HTML elements in
attributes.

CVE-2015-5715

A vulnerability has been discovered, allowing users without proper
permissions to publish private posts and make them sticky.

The issue has been fixed in the XMLRPC code of Wordpress by not
allowing private posts to be sticky.

Other issue(s)

A cross-site scripting vulnerability in user list tables has been discovered.

The issue has been fixed by URL-escaping email addresses in those user lists.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed in later update.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5.

For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 4.3.1+dfsg-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.3.1+dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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