Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3375-1 wordpress -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Oct 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 799140.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-5714, CVE-2015-5715, CVE-2015-7989.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been fixed in Wordpress, the popular blogging engine.
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.
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.
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.