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[SECURITY] [DSA 3085-1] wordpress security update Dec 03 2014 08:38AM
Yves-Alexis Perez (corsac debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3085-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez
December 03, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : wordpress
CVE ID : CVE-2014-9031 CVE-2014-9033 CVE-2014-9034 CVE-2014-9035
CVE-2014-9036 CVE-2014-9037 CVE-2014-9038 CVE-2014-9039
Debian Bug : 770425

Multiple security issues have been discovered in Wordpress, a web
blogging tool, resulting in denial of service or information disclosure.
More information can be found in the upstream advisory at
https://wordpress.org/news/2014/11/wordpress-4-0-1/

CVE-2014-9031

Jouko Pynnonen discovered an unauthenticated cross site scripting
vulnerability (XSS) in wptexturize(), exploitable via comments or
posts.

CVE-2014-9033

Cross site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the password
changing process, which could be used by an attacker to trick an
user into changing her password.

CVE-2014-9034

Javier Nieto Arevalo and Andres Rojas Guerrero reported a potential
denial of service in the way the phpass library is used to handle
passwords, since no maximum password length was set.

CVE-2014-9035

John Blackbourn reported an XSS in the "Press This" function (used
for quick publishing using a browser "bookmarklet").

CVE-2014-9036

Robert Chapin reported an XSS in the HTML filtering of CSS in posts.

CVE-2014-9037

David Anderson reported a hash comparison vulnerability for
passwords stored using the old-style MD5 scheme. While unlikely,
this could be exploited to compromise an account, if the user had
not logged in after a Wordpress 2.5 update (uploaded to Debian on 2
Apr, 2008) and the password MD5 hash could be collided with due to
PHP dynamic comparison.

CVE-2014-9038

Ben Bidner reported a server side request forgery (SSRF) in the core
HTTP layer which unsufficiently blocked the loopback IP address
space.

CVE-2014-9039

Momen Bassel, Tanoy Bose, and Bojan Slavkovic reported a
vulnerability in the password reset process: an email address change
would not invalidate a previous password reset email.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u5.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
fixed in version 4.0.1+dfsg-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.0.1+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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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