Fedora 11: wordpress Security Update

    Date18 Nov 2009
    CategoryFedora
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    2.8.6 fixes two security problems that can be exploited by registered, logged in users who have posting privileges. If you have untrusted authors on your blog, upgrading to 2.8.6 is recommended.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-11693
    2009-11-18 13:33:33
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    Name        : wordpress
    Product     : Fedora 11
    Version     : 2.8.6
    Release     : 2.fc11
    URL         : http://www.wordpress.org
    Summary     : WordPress blogging software
    Description :
    Wordpress is an online publishing / weblog package that makes it very easy,
    almost trivial, to get information out to people on the web.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    2.8.6 fixes two security problems that can be exploited by registered, logged in
    users who have posting privileges.  If you have untrusted authors on your blog,
    upgrading to 2.8.6 is recommended.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Mon Nov 16 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8.6-2
    - updated to 2.8.6 (Security Release)
    * Wed Oct 21 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8.5-1
    - updated to 2.8.5 (Hardening Release)
    * Sun Aug 30 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8.4-1
    - updated to 2.8.4 (security fixes were already available with 2.8.3-2)
    * Tue Aug 11 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8.3-2
    - another security update to fix "Remote admin reset password":
      http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2009-August/070137.html
    * Mon Aug  3 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8.3-1
    - updated to 2.8.3 for security fixes
    * Tue Jul 28 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8.2-1
    - updated to 2.8.2 for security fixes - BZ 512900
    - fixed "wrong-script-end-of-line-encoding" of license.txt
    - correctly disable auto update check
    - fixed an error message from 'find' during the build
    * Mon Jul 27 2009 Fedora Release Engineering  - 2.8.1-2
    - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild
    * Fri Jul 10 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8.1-1
    - updated to 2.8.1 for security fixes - BZ 510745
    * Mon Jun 22 2009 Adrian Reber  - 2.8-1
    - updated to 2.8
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update wordpress' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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