Bug 1192474 (CVE-2014-6412)

Summary: CVE-2014-6412 wordpress: lack of CSPRNG might lead to information disclosure
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vasyl Kaigorodov <vkaigoro>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: carnil, fedora, gwync
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Bug Depends On: 1192475, 1192476    
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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-02-13 13:28:21 UTC
It was reported [1] that all versions of WordPress are using weak random number generation algorithm, which makes it possible to predict the password reset token for admin user.
Non-upstream patch is available here:

[1]: http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Feb/42

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-02-13 13:28:52 UTC
Created wordpress tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1192475]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1192476]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:38:49 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.