[SECURITY] Fedora 23 Update: wordpress-4.3.1-1.fc23

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-09-25 07:56:18.562059

Name        : wordpress
Product     : Fedora 23
Version     : 4.3.1
Release     : 1.fc23
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.

Important information in /usr/share/doc/wordpress/README.fedora

Update Information:

**WordPress 4.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release**  [Upstream
announcement](https://wordpress.org/news/2015/09/wordpress-4-3-1/):  WordPress
4.3.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and
we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.  This release
addresses three issues, including two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a
potential privilege escalation.  * WordPress versions 4.3 and earlier are
vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode
tags (CVE-2015-5714). Reported by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check Point. *
A separate cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in the user list table.
Reported by Ben Bidner of the WordPress security team. *  Finally, in certain
cases, users without proper permissions could publish private posts and make
them sticky (CVE-2015-5715). Reported by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check
Point.  WordPress 4.3.1 also fixes twenty-six bugs. For more information, see
the [release notes](https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_4.3.1) or consult the
[list of changes](https://core.trac.wordpress.org/log/branches/4.3/?rev=34199&st

  [ 1 ] Bug #1263657 - CVE-2015-5714 CVE-2015-5715 wordpress: XSS and permission issue fixed in wordpress 4.3.1

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 https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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