Gentoo: WordPress HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities
Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Gentoo 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.

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE]               GLSA 200410-12:02
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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.

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