Debian Security Advisory DSA 2190-1 (wordpress)

Published: 2011-05-12 17:21:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Technical Details:
Two XSS bugs and one potential information disclosure issue were discovered in wordpress, a weblog manager. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2011-0700 Input passed via the post title when performing a Quick Edit or Bulk Edit action and via the post_status, comment_status, and ping_status parameters is not properly sanitised before being used. Certain input passed via tags in the tags meta-box is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. CVE-2011-0701 Wordpress incorrectly enforces user access restrictions when accessing posts via the media uploader and can be exploited to disclose the contents of e.g. private or draft posts. The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by these problems. For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.5+dfsg-0+squeeze1 For the testing distribution (wheezy), and the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.5+dfsg-1

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress Linux Distribution Packages.

The remote host is missing an update to wordpress announced via advisory DSA 2190-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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