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Bug 278492 - <www-apps/wordpress-2.8.2 XSS Vulnerability in Comment author URLs (CVE-2009-2851)
Summary: <www-apps/wordpress-2.8.2 XSS Vulnerability in Comment author URLs (CVE-2009-...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: ~4 [noglsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-07-20 18:22 UTC by Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED)
Modified: 2009-08-19 09:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-07-20 18:22:44 UTC
"WordPress 2.8.2 fixes an XSS vulnerability. Comment author URLs were not
   fully sanitized when displayed in the admin. This could be exploited to
   redirect you away from the admin to another site."
Comment 1 Tobias Scherbaum (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-07-20 18:44:47 UTC
2.8.2 in CVS.
Comment 2 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-07-20 18:51:26 UTC

No further references available atm.

And thanks for the uberfast bump.
Comment 3 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-08-19 09:40:36 UTC
CVE-2009-2851 (
  Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the administrator
  interface in WordPress before 2.8.2 allows remote attackers to inject
  arbitrary web script or HTML via a comment author URL.