Debian: DSA-3250-1: wordpress security update

    Date04 May 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues have been discovered in Wordpress, a weblog manager, that could allow remote attackers to upload files with invalid or unsafe names, mount social engineering attacks or compromise a site via cross-site scripting, and inject SQL commands.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3250-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Alessandro Ghedini
    May 04, 2015                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wordpress
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3438 CVE-2015-3439 CVE-2015-3440
    Debian Bug     : 783347 783554
    
    Multiple security issues have been discovered in Wordpress, a weblog
    manager, that could allow remote attackers to upload files with invalid
    or unsafe names, mount social engineering attacks or compromise a site
    via cross-site scripting, and inject SQL commands.
    
    More information can be found in the upstream advisories at
    https://wordpress.org/news/2015/04/wordpress-4-1-2/ and
    https://wordpress.org/news/2015/04/wordpress-4-2-1/
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
    in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u6.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.2.1+dfsg-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.2.1+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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