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Debian: DSA-3383-1: wordpress security update

Date 29 Oct 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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-3383-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
October 29, 2015                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : wordpress
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-2213 CVE-2015-5622 CVE-2015-5714 CVE-2015-5715 
                 CVE-2015-5731 CVE-2015-5732 CVE-2015-5734 CVE-2015-7989
Debian Bug     : 794560 799140

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging
tool. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:

CVE-2015-2213

    SQL Injection allowed a remote attacker to compromise the site.

CVE-2015-5622

    The robustness of the shortcodes HTML tags filter has been improved.
    The parsing is a bit more strict, which may affect your
    installation.

CVE-2015-5714

    A cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags.

CVE-2015-5715

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

CVE-2015-5731

    An attacker could lock a post that was being edited.

CVE-2015-5732

    Cross-site scripting in a widget title allows an attacker to steal
    sensitive information.

CVE-2015-5734

    Fix some broken links in the legacy theme preview.

CVE-2015-7989

    A cross-site scripting vulnerability in user list tables.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u8.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
in version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5 or earlier in DSA-3332-1 and DSA-3375-1.

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

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

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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