[Full-disclosure] [OpenPKG-SA-2007.021] OpenPKG Security Advisory (wordpress)



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Publisher Name: OpenPKG GmbH
Publisher Home: http://openpkg.com/

Advisory Id (public): OpenPKG-SA-2007.021
Advisory Type: OpenPKG Security Advisory (SA)
Advisory Directory: http://openpkg.com/go/OpenPKG-SA
Advisory Document: http://openpkg.com/go/OpenPKG-SA-2007.021
Advisory Published: 2007-06-08 17:56 UTC

Issue Id (internal): OpenPKG-SI-20070608.01
Issue First Created: 2007-06-08
Issue Last Modified: 2007-06-08
Issue Revision: 04
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Subject Name: wordpress
Subject Summary: Content Management System
Subject Home: http://wordpress.org/
Subject Versions: 2.2.* <= 2.2.0

Vulnerability Id: none
Vulnerability Scope: global (not OpenPKG specific)

Attack Feasibility: run-time
Attack Vector: remote network
Attack Impact: manipulation of data

Description:
A vendor-confirmed [0] SQL-injection vulnerability in version
2.2 of the CMS WordPress [1] was exploited [2]. The problem is
caused by the lack of proper input filtering in the function
wp_suggestCategories() of the WordPress XML-RPC API. For exploiting
the bug the WordPress user authentication has to be enabled and the
attacker is required to be authenticated.

References:
[0] http://wordpress.org/support/topic/120857
[1] http://wordpress.com/
[2] http://milw0rm.com/exploits/4039
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Primary Package Name: wordpress
Primary Package Home: http://openpkg.org/go/package/wordpress

Corrected Distribution: Corrected Branch: Corrected Package:
OpenPKG Community CURRENT wordpress-2.2-20070608
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