Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:29:01 +0200 From: Alessandro Ghedini <alessandro@...dini.me> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: nacin@...dpress.org, Assign a CVE Identifier <cve-assign@...re.org> Subject: Re: WordPress 4.2.1 security update - CVE please On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 09:08:44PM +0200, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote: > Hi Kurt, > > On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 12:47:58PM -0600, Kurt Seifried wrote: > > http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.2.1 > > > > Version 4.2.1 addressed a security issue. For more information, see the > > release notes. > > > > From the announcement post, WordPress 4.2.1 fixes a critical cross-site > > scripting (XSS) vulnerability, which could enable commenters to > > compromise a site. > > Had requested CVEs for this in > http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/26/2 . Note that this and your request are about two different wordpress releases (at first I got confused too by the version numbers, 4.1.2 != 4.2.1). > But there is as well a different stored XSS reported > http://klikki.fi/adv/wordpress2.html which seems to affect as well the > latest wordpress versions (not verified myself). This blog post seems to be about the same issue fixed in 4.2.1: it talks about comments length when inserted in the database, which is what commit  seems to fix (basically the only commit in the 4.2.1 release ). Also, both the wordpress announce and the blog post credit the vulnerability discovery to the same person. (All this to say that we need CVEs for both the 4.1.2 and the 4.2.1 releases: they fix different issues). Cheers  https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/32307/branches/4.2  https://core.trac.wordpress.org/log/branches/4.2 [ CONTENT OF TYPE application/pgp-signature SKIPPED ]
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