CVE-2009-2853

NameCVE-2009-2853
DescriptionWordpress before 2.8.3 allows remote attackers to gain privileges via a direct request to (1) admin-footer.php, (2) edit-category-form.php, (3) edit-form-advanced.php, (4) edit-form-comment.php, (5) edit-link-category-form.php, (6) edit-link-form.php, (7) edit-page-form.php, and (8) edit-tag-form.php in wp-admin/.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1871-1, DSA-1871-2
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u12fixed
jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u11fixed
stretch4.6.1+dfsg-2fixed
sid4.7+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)2.8.3-1high
wordpresssourceetch2.0.10-1etch5highDSA-1871-2
wordpresssourcelenny2.5.1-11+lenny1highDSA-1871-1

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