Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 10:43:23 +0000 (UTC) From: security curmudgeon <jericho@...rition.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: Wordpress 2.8.6 On Sun, 15 Nov 2009, Alex Legler wrote: : Wordpress released an update, fixing 2 issues: : : "2.8.6 fixes two security problems that can be exploited by registered, : logged in users who have posting privileges. If you have untrusted : authors on your blog, upgrading to 2.8.6 is recommended. : : The first problem is an XSS vulnerability in Press This discovered by : Benjamin Flesch. The second problem, discovered by Dawid Golunski, is : an issue with sanitizing uploaded file names that can be exploited in : certain Apache configurations. Thanks to Benjamin and Dawid for finding : and reporting these." : : from : http://wordpress.org/development/2009/11/wordpress-2-8-6-security-release/ : : I believe these are the matching tickets: : Issue 1: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11119 : Issue 2: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/11122 OSVDB Disclosure Title 59958 2009-11-12 WordPress /wp-includes/functions.php wp_check_filetype() Function File Upload Arbitrary Code Execution 59959 2009-11-12 WordPress press-this.php Unspecified XSS
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