GLSA 200410-12: WordPress: HTTP response splitting
Posted on: 12/19/2004 07:37 PM

Another WordPress security update is available for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE] GLSA 200410-12:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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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
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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
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1 www-apps/wordpress < 1.2.2 >= 1.2.2

Resolution
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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
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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?
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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
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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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