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Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 16:58:24 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: wordpress before 3.0.5

----- Original Message -----
> From release announcement, I'm unsure which of them deserves CVEs:
> "Two moderate security issues were fixed that could have allowed a
> Contributor- or Author-level user to gain further access to the site.
> One information disclosure issue was addressed that could have allowed
> an Author-level user to view contents of posts they should not be able
> to see, such as draft or private posts.
> Two security enhancements were added. One improved the security of any
> plugins which were not properly leveraging our security API. The other
> offers additional defense in depth against a vulnerability that was
> fixed in previous release."

I'm not going to assign anything to the "enhancements" unless someone wants
me to. They don't sound like security flaws.

There is more information on these here:

# Fix XSS bug: Properly encode title used in Quick/Bulk Edit, and offer
  additional sanitization to various fields. Affects users of the Author or
  Contributor role. (r17397, r17406, r17412)
# Fix XSS bug: Preserve tag escaping in the tags meta box. Affects users of
  the Author or Contributor role. (r17401)

Use CVE-2011-0700 for the XSS flaws.

# Fix potential information disclosure of posts through the media uploader.
  Affects users of the Author role. (r17393)

Use CVE-2011-0701 for the information disclosure.



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