Visit our newest sister site!
Hundreds of free aircraft flight manuals
Civilian • Historical • Military • Declassified • FREE!

TUCoPS :: Web :: Blogs :: c07-1699.htm

OpenPKG Security Advisory (wordpress)
OpenPKG Security Advisory (wordpress)
OpenPKG Security Advisory (wordpress)

Hash: SHA1


Publisher Name:          OpenPKG GmbH
Publisher Home: 

Advisory Id (public):    OpenPKG-SA-2007.005
Advisory Type:           OpenPKG Security Advisory (SA)
Advisory Directory: 
Advisory Document: 
Advisory Published:      2007-01-06 19:37 UTC

Issue Id (internal):     OpenPKG-SI-20070106.02
Issue First Created:     2007-01-06
Issue Last Modified:     2007-01-06
Issue Revision:          05

Subject Name:            WordPress
Subject Summary:         Weblog Publishing System
Subject Home: 
Subject Versions:        * <= 2.0.5

Vulnerability Id:        none
Vulnerability Scope:     global (not OpenPKG specific)

Attack Feasibility:      run-time
Attack Vector:           remote network
Attack Impact:           privilege escalation, arbitrary code execution

    According to a security advisory from Stefan Esser [0], a
    vulnerability exists in the Weblog publishing system WordPress
    [1], versions up to and including 2.0.5. WordPress supports
    decoding Trackbacks with different charsets when PHP's
    "mbstring" extension is activated (OpenPKG packages "php"
    build with option "with_mbstring=yes" or "apache" build with
    "with_mod_php_mbstring=yes"). Because the decoding happens after the
    database escaping is performed, choosing a suitable charset for the
    input data allows bypassing the protection against SQL injection.


Primary Package Name:    wordpress
Primary Package Home: 

Corrected Distribution:  Corrected Branch: Corrected Package:
OpenPKG Enterprise       E1.0-SOLID        wordpress-2.0.5-E1.0.1
OpenPKG Community        2-STABLE-20061018 wordpress-2.0.6-2.20070106
OpenPKG Community        2-STABLE          wordpress-2.0.6-2.20070106
OpenPKG Community        CURRENT           wordpress-2.0.6-20070106

For security reasons, this document was digitally signed with the
OpenPGP public key of the OpenPKG GmbH (public key id 61B7AE34)
which you can download from 
or retrieve from the OpenPGP keyserver at hkp://
Follow the instructions at 
for more details on how to verify the integrity of this document.

Comment: OpenPKG GmbH  


TUCoPS is optimized to look best in Firefox® on a widescreen monitor (1440x900 or better).
Site design & layout copyright © 1986-2015 AOH