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Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 10:56:28 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>,
        WordPress Security Team <security@...dpress.org>,
        Matej Cepl <mcepl@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- WordPress (3,4.2): CSRF in the
 incoming links section of the dashboard

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On 09/25/2012 06:46 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Kurt, Steve, WordPress Security Team, vendors,
> 
> an anonymous researcher called 'Akastep' has reported and CSRF flaw
> being present in the way WordPress of version v3.4.2 and earlier
> used to process incoming links section / widget of the dashboard.
> 
> References:
> 
> [1]
> http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/116785/WordPress-3.4.2-Cross-Site-Request-Forgery.html
>
> 
[2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=860261
> [3] https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=436198 [4]
> https://secunia.com/advisories/50715/
> 
> AFAIK there is not an upstream ticket and patch for this issue yet
> (but might have overlooked something pretty obvious - WordPress 
> upstream please clarify).
> 
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> 
> Thank you && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat
> Security Response Team
> 

Please use CVE-2012-4448 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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