A vulnerability has been reported in WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct SQL injection attacks.
Input passed via the "Send Trackbacks" field when creating a new post is not properly sanitised in wp-includes/comment.php before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires "Author-level" permissions.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 3.0.2.
Solution: Update to version 3.0.2.
Provided and/or discovered by: Vladimir Kolesnikov, previously reported by M4g.
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Subject: WordPress SQL Injection Vulnerability
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