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    Debian: DSA-3375-1: wordpress security update

    Date 19 Oct 2015
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    Several vulnerabilities have been fixed in Wordpress, the popular blogging engine. CVE-2015-5714
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3375-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Yves-Alexis Perez
    October 19, 2015                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    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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