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Debian: Security update for wordpress

Vladimir Kolesnikov discovered a SQL injection vulnerability in wordpress, a weblog manager. An authenticated users could execute arbitrary SQL commands via the Send Trackbacks field. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2138-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Giuseppe Iuculano
December 29, 2010                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : wordpress
Vulnerability  : sql injection
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2010-4257

Vladimir Kolesnikov discovered a SQL injection vulnerability in wordpress,
a weblog manager.
An authenticated users could execute arbitrary SQL commands via the Send
Trackbacks field.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed
in version 2.5.1-11+lenny4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), and the testing distribution (squeeze),
this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.2-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress package.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

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