Bug 815391 (CVE-2012-2403) - CVE-2012-2403 wordpress (X < v3.3.2): XSS when making URLs clickable
Summary: CVE-2012-2403 wordpress (X < v3.3.2): XSS when making URLs clickable
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2012-2403
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 815401
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2012-04-23 14:05 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:52 UTC (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-04-23 14:05:50 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2012-2403 to the following vulnerability:

wp-includes/formatting.php in WordPress before 3.3.2 attempts to enable clickable links inside attributes, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unspecified vectors.

References:
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/20493/branches/3.3/wp-includes/capabilities.php
http://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/20493/branches/3.3/wp-includes/formatting.php
http://wordpress.org/news/2012/04/wordpress-3-3-2/

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-04-23 14:09:50 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the wordpress package, as shipped with Fedora release of 15 and 16.

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This issue affects the versions of the wordpress package, as shipped with Fedora EPEL 5 and Fedora EPEL 6.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-04-23 14:18:49 UTC
This issue is scheduled to be corrected via the following updates:
1) wordpress-3.3.2-2.el6  for Fedora EPEL 6,
2) wordpress-3.3.2-2.fc16 for Fedora 16,
3) wordpress-3.3.2-2.fc15 for Fedora 15.

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-04-23 14:29:14 UTC
Created wordpress tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: epel-all [bug 815401]

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-05-10 20:41:17 UTC
wordpress-3.3.2-2.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-05-11 10:27:10 UTC
wordpress-3.3.2-2.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-05-11 10:29:53 UTC
wordpress-3.3.2-2.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-05-26 08:10:08 UTC
wordpress-3.3.2-2.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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