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[SECURITY] [DSA 2901-2] wordpress regression update Apr 18 2014 03:34PM
Thijs Kinkhorst (thijs debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2901-2 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
April 18, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : wordpress
CVE ID : CVE-2014-0165 CVE-2014-0166
Debian Bug : 744018

The update for wordpress in DSA 2901 caused a regression in the Quick
Drafts functionality. This update corrects that problem. For reference,
the original advisory text follows.

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

CVE-2014-0165

A user with a contributor role, using a specially crafted
request, can publish posts, which is reserved for users of the
next-higher role.

CVE-2014-0166

Jon Cave of the WordPress security team discovered that the
wp_validate_auth_cookie function in wp-includes/pluggable.php does
not properly determine the validity of authentication cookies,
allowing a remote attacker to obtain access via a forged cookie.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u3.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.8.3+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: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
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