Fedora 19 : wordpress-3.5.2-1.fc19 (2013-11590)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

WordPress 3.5.2 is now available. This is the second maintenance
release of 3.5, fixing 12 bugs. This is a security release for all
previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites
immediately. The WordPress security team resolved seven security
issues, and this release also contains some additional security
hardening.

The security fixes included :

- Blocking server-side request forgery attacks, which
could potentially enable an attacker to gain access to a
site.

- Disallow contributors from improperly publishing
posts, reported by Konstantin Kovshenin, or
reassigning the post's authorship, reported by Luke
Bryan.

- An update to the SWFUpload external library to fix
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. Reported by mala
and Szymon Gruszecki. (Developers: More on SWFUpload
here.)

- Prevention of a denial of service attack, affecting
sites using password-protected posts.

- An update to an external TinyMCE library to fix a
cross-site scripting vulnerability. Reported by Wan
Ikram.

- Multiple fixes for cross-site scripting. Reported by
Andrea Santese and Rodrigo.

- Avoid disclosing a full file path when a upload fails.
Reported by Jakub Galczyk.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=973254
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976784
http://www.nessus.org/u?cedea335

Solution :

Update the affected wordpress package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 67314 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2173
CVE-2013-2199
CVE-2013-2200
CVE-2013-2201
CVE-2013-2202
CVE-2013-2203
CVE-2013-2204
CVE-2013-2205

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