Bug 426431 - Draft text access not restricted to administrators
Summary: Draft text access not restricted to administrators
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Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?i...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 426432 426433 426434
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Reported: 2007-12-20 23:25 UTC by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2008-01-03 01:41 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: wordpress-2.3.2-1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-12-30 10:01:16 UTC
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-12-20 23:25:33 UTC
From Gentoo bugzilla:

Michael Brooks has discovered a vulnerability in WordPress, which can be
exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and to
disclose sensitive information.

The application does not properly restrict access to posted drafts to users
with valid administrator credentials. This can be exploited to read drafts by
accessing the index.php script with data in the "PATH_INFO" URL part ending
with "wp-admin/".


The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.3.1. Other versions may also be

Do not post sensitive information as drafts.

Comment 2 Adrian Reber 2007-12-30 09:29:31 UTC
This should be: http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5487

And is fixed with the wordpress 2.3.2 release.

Comment 3 Adrian Reber 2007-12-30 10:01:16 UTC
Fixed in rawhide and stable update request have been made for F-7 and F-8.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-01-03 01:39:19 UTC
wordpress-2.3.2-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-01-03 01:41:35 UTC
wordpress-2.3.2-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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