Debian: DSA-3383-1: wordpress security update

    Date29 Oct 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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