Debian Bug report logs - #670124
wordpress: Security fixes in version 3.3.2

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Package: wordpress; Maintainer for wordpress is Craig Small <>; Source for wordpress is src:wordpress.

Reported by: Henri Salo <>

Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 07:57:02 UTC

Severity: important

Tags: security

Found in version wordpress/3.3.1+dfsg-1

Fixed in version wordpress/3.3.2+dfsg-1

Done: Raphaël Hertzog <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Giuseppe Iuculano <>:
Bug#670124; Package wordpress. (Mon, 23 Apr 2012 07:57:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Henri Salo <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Giuseppe Iuculano <>. (Mon, 23 Apr 2012 07:57:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Henri Salo <>
Subject: wordpress: Security fixes in version 3.3.2
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:55:43 +0300
Package: wordpress
Version: 3.3.1+dfsg-1
Severity: important
Tags: security

Page says:

Three external libraries included in WordPress received security updates:

Plupload (version 1.5.4), which WordPress uses for uploading media.
SWFUpload, which WordPress previously used for uploading media, and may still be in use by plugins.
SWFObject, which WordPress previously used to embed Flash content, and may still be in use by plugins and themes.

WordPress 3.3.2 also addresses:

Limited privilege escalation where a site administrator could deactivate network-wide plugins when running a WordPress network under particular circumstances.
Cross-site scripting vulnerability when making URLs clickable.
Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in redirects after posting comments in older browsers, and when filtering URLs.

A full log of the changes made for 3.3.2 can be found at

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages wordpress depends on:
ii  apache2                2.2.16-6+squeeze7 Apache HTTP Server metapackage
ii  apache2-mpm-prefork [h 2.2.16-6+squeeze7 Apache HTTP Server - traditional n
ii  libapache2-mod-php5    5.3.3-7+squeeze8  server-side, HTML-embedded scripti
pn  libjs-cropper          <none>            (no description available)
ii  libjs-jquery           1.4.2-2           JavaScript library for dynamic web
pn  libjs-prototype        <none>            (no description available)
pn  libjs-scriptaculous    <none>            (no description available)
pn  libphp-phpmailer       <none>            (no description available)
pn  libphp-snoopy          <none>            (no description available)
pn  mysql-client           <none>            (no description available)
pn  php-gettext            <none>            (no description available)
ii  php5                   5.3.3-7+squeeze8  server-side, HTML-embedded scripti
ii  php5-gd                5.3.3-7+squeeze8  GD module for php5
ii  php5-mysql             5.3.3-7+squeeze8  MySQL module for php5
pn  tinymce                <none>            (no description available)

Versions of packages wordpress recommends:
pn  wordpress-l10n                <none>     (no description available)

Versions of packages wordpress suggests:
pn  mysql-server                  <none>     (no description available)

Reply sent to Raphaël Hertzog <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:21:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Henri Salo <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:21:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Raphaël Hertzog <>
Subject: Bug#670124: fixed in wordpress 3.3.2+dfsg-1
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:18:36 +0000
Source: wordpress
Source-Version: 3.3.2+dfsg-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
wordpress, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/w/wordpress/wordpress-l10n_3.3.2+dfsg-1_all.deb
  to main/w/wordpress/wordpress_3.3.2+dfsg-1.debian.tar.xz
  to main/w/wordpress/wordpress_3.3.2+dfsg-1.dsc
  to main/w/wordpress/wordpress_3.3.2+dfsg-1_all.deb
  to main/w/wordpress/wordpress_3.3.2+dfsg.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Raphaël Hertzog <> (supplier of updated wordpress package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:31:42 +0200
Source: wordpress
Binary: wordpress wordpress-l10n
Architecture: source all
Version: 3.3.2+dfsg-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Giuseppe Iuculano <>
Changed-By: Raphaël Hertzog <>
 wordpress  - weblog manager
 wordpress-l10n - weblog manager - language files
Closes: 670124
 wordpress (3.3.2+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=high
   * New upstream security release. Closes: #670124
   * Use the embedded copy of SimplePie until #669054 is resolved.
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Comment: Signed by Raphael Hertzog


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