[SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: wordpress-3.5.1-1.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-02-01 15:51:59

Name        : wordpress
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 3.5.1
Release     : 1.fc18
URL         : http://www.wordpress.org
Summary     : Blog tool and publishing platform
Description :
Wordpress is an online publishing / weblog package that makes it very easy,
almost trivial, to get information out to people on the web.

Update Information:

WordPress 3.5.1 is now available. Version 3.5.1 is the first maintenance release of 3.5, fixing 37 bugs. It is also a security release for all previous WordPress versions. Which include:

* Editor: Prevent certain HTML elements from being unexpectedly removed or modified in rare cases.
* Media: Fix a collection of minor workflow and compatibility issues in the new media manager.
* Networks: Suggest proper rewrite rules when creating a new network.
* Prevent scheduled posts from being stripped of certain HTML, such as video embeds, when they are published.
* Work around some misconfigurations that may have caused some JavaScript in the WordPress admin area to fail.
* Suppress some warnings that could occur when a plugin misused the database or user APIs.

WordPress 3.5.1 also addresses the following security issues:

* A server-side request forgery vulnerability and remote port scanning using pingbacks. This vulnerability, which could potentially be used to expose information and compromise a site, affects all previous WordPress versions. This was fixed by the WordPress security team. We’d like to thank security researchers Gennady Kovshenin and Ryan Dewhurst for reviewing our work.
* Two instances of cross-site scripting via shortcodes and post content. These issues were discovered by Jon Cave of the WordPress security team.
* A cross-site scripting vulnerability in the external library Plupload. Thanks to the Moxiecode team for working with us on this, and for releasing Plupload 1.5.5 to address this issue.


* Wed Jan 30 2013 Remi Collet <rcollet at redhat.com> - 3.5.1-1
- version 3.5.1, various bug and security fixes:
  CVE-2013-0235, CVE-2013-0236 and CVE-2013-0237
- drop -f option from rm to break build if
  upstream archive content change
- protect akismet content (from upstream .htaccess)
* Wed Jan  2 2013 Remi Collet <rcollet at redhat.com> - 3.5-3
- fix links to system PHPMailer library
* Sun Dec 16 2012 Remi Collet <rcollet at redhat.com> - 3.5-2
- fix use of system Simplepie
- give access from local (httpd 2.4)
* Wed Dec 12 2012 Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> - 3.5-1
- New upstream release.
* Tue Dec  4 2012 Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> - 3.5-0.5.RC3
- New upstream release candidate.
* Fri Nov 30 2012 Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> - 3.5-0.5.RC2
- New upstream release candidate.
* Sat Nov 24 2012 Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> - 3.5-0.5.RC1
- New upstream release candidate.
* Tue Nov 13 2012 Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> - 3.5-0.4.beta3
- New upstream beta3 version
* Mon Oct 29 2012 Remi Collet <rcollet at redhat.com> - 3.5-0.3.beta2
- use system PHPMailer
- requires needed php extensions
* Sat Oct 13 2012 Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> - 3.5-0.2.beta2
- New upstream beta2 version
* Thu Oct  4 2012 Matěj Cepl <mcepl at redhat.com> - 3.5-0.2.beta1
- New upstream beta1 version
- Don’t even bother with removing gettext.php ... it is not used anymore

  [ 1 ] Bug #904120 - CVE-2013-0235 wordpress: Server-side request forgery and remote port scanning using pingbacks
  [ 2 ] Bug #904121 - wordpress: XSS flaws via shortcodes and HTTP POST content
  [ 3 ] Bug #904122 - wordpress: XSS in the external Plupload library

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update wordpress' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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