CVE-2014-9031

NameCVE-2014-9031
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the wptexturize function in WordPress before 3.7.5, 3.8.x before 3.8.5, and 3.9.x before 3.9.3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted use of shortcode brackets in a text field, as demonstrated by a comment or a post.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-236-1, DSA-3085-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs770425

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u17fixed
jessie (security)4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u18fixed
stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid4.9.8+dfsg1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)4.0.1+dfsg-1medium770425
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u6mediumDLA-236-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u5mediumDSA-3085-1

Notes

https://wordpress.org/news/2014/11/wordpress-4-0-1/

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