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    Debian: DSA-2901-1: wordpress security update

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    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2901-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    April 12, 2014                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wordpress
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0165 CVE-2014-0166
    Debian Bug     : 744018
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging
    tool. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
    following problems:
    
    CVE-2014-0165
    
        A user with a contributor role, using a specially crafted
        request, can publish posts, which is reserved for users of the
        next-higher role.
    
    CVE-2014-0166
    
        Jon Cave of the WordPress security team discovered that the
        wp_validate_auth_cookie function in wp-includes/pluggable.php does
        not properly determine the validity of authentication cookies,
        allowing a remote attacker to obtain access via a forged cookie.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
    in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u2.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.8.2+dfsg-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.8.2+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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