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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   WordPress Vendors:   wordpress.org
WordPress Lets Remote Authenticated Editors Gain Additional Access
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025737
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025737
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 30 2011
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.1.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in WordPress. A remote authenticated editor can gain additional access on the target site.

A remote authenticated user with 'Editor' privileges can gain additional access on the target site.

K. Gudinavicius of SEC Consult reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated editor can gain additional access on the target site.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.1.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://wordpress.org/news/2011/06/wordpress-3-1-4/

Vendor URL:  wordpress.org/news/2011/06/wordpress-3-1-4/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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