UPDATE: [ GLSA 200410-12 ] WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities

From: Luke Macken (lewk_at_gentoo.org)
Date: 12/19/04

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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE] GLSA 200410-12:02
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      Severity: Low
         Title: WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities
          Date: October 14, 2004
       Updated: December 19, 2004
          Bugs: #65798
            ID: 200410-12:02

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    Update
    ======

    Thomas Waldegger, who discovered these vulnerabilities, reported that
    these issues were not fixed in version 1.2.1. After notifying the
    developers, they released 1.2.2 to fix these flaws.

    The updated sections appear below.

    Affected packages
    =================

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         Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1 www-apps/wordpress < 1.2.2 >= 1.2.2

    Resolution
    ==========

    All WordPress users should upgrade to the latest version:

        # emerge --sync
        # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/wordpress-1.2.2"

    References
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      [ 1 ] WordPress 1.2.2 Release Notes
            http://wordpress.org/development/2004/12/one-point-two-two/

    Availability
    ============

    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:

      http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200410-12.xml

    Concerns?
    =========

    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    http://bugs.gentoo.org.

    License
    =======

    Copyright 2004 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).

    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0

    
    



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