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Secunia Security Advisory 23741

Secunia Security Advisory 23741
Posted Jan 18, 2007
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for wordpress. This fixes some vulnerabilities and a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious people to identify valid user accounts and to conduct cross-site scripting, script insertion, and SQL injection attacks.

tags | advisory, vulnerability, xss, sql injection
systems | linux, gentoo
SHA-256 | cd37bada260128ac805cc9c9c232bcac67feeb56bdbde611446d305e38b0d7cf

Secunia Security Advisory 23741

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The Secunia Software Inspector is a free service that detects insecure
versions of software that you may have installed in your system. When
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provides thorough guidelines for updating the software to the latest
secure version from the vendor.

Try it out online:
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TITLE:
Gentoo update for wordpress

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA23741

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/23741/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Cross Site Scripting, Manipulation of data, Exposure of system
information

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Gentoo Linux 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/339/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for wordpress. This fixes some
vulnerabilities and a weakness, which can be exploited by malicious
people to identify valid user accounts and to conduct cross-site
scripting, script insertion, and SQL injection attacks.

For more information:
SA23587
SA23595
SA23621

SOLUTION:
Update to "www-apps/wordpress-2.0.6" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-10.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA23587:
http://secunia.com/advisories/23587/

SA23595:
http://secunia.com/advisories/23595/

SA23621:
http://secunia.com/advisories/23621/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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