CVE-2015-3440

NameCVE-2015-3440
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in wp-includes/wp-db.php in WordPress before 4.2.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a long comment that is improperly stored because of limitations on the MySQL TEXT data type.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-236-1, DSA-3250-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs783554

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~deb7u16fixed
jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u14fixed
jessie (security)4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u15fixed
stretch4.7.5+dfsg-2fixed
stretch (security)4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.8.2+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)4.2.1+dfsg-1medium783554
wordpresssourcejessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u1mediumDSA-3250-1
wordpresssourcesqueeze3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb6u6mediumDLA-236-1
wordpresssourcewheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u6mediumDSA-3250-1

Notes

http://klikki.fi/adv/wordpress2.html
https://wordpress.org/news/2015/04/wordpress-4-2-1/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/27/4
https://core.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/32299

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