[wp-forums] moderated security thread

James Huff macmanx at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 18:43:11 UTC 2010

Then I'm glad you're on this list! I've had trouble with this account going to spam, kind of disheartening. :(

Can anyone else re-open this and post the link that Peter mentioned? I'll be away for a while.

Happy iPhone Line Day!

James Huff

On Jun 24, 2010, at 11:15 AM, Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk> wrote:

> On 24 Jun 2010, at 15:16, James Huff wrote:
>> I reported it to the security email, included the view all link, and deleted the topic to remove it from public view.
>> It wouldn't hurt if someone else reported it too. "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."
>> ________
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>> On Jun 24, 2010, at 6:30 AM, mrmist <listswptesters at mist.org.uk> wrote:
>>> Hi folk
>>> I noticed that this thread http://wordpress.org/support/topic/414556?replies=3&view=all was moderated out. Was it a red herring, or if not a red herring did whoever moderated it out report the issue?  Just wanting to make sure it's properly dealt with if it is a real risk.
> Not seen the email to security@ it may have got lost in the spam noise though.
> This reads very much like the standard report of XSS issues which are only present when you are logged in as an admin as you are inherently a trusted user.
> The place to to point the user is this FAQ entry - http://codex.wordpress.org/Security_FAQ#Why_are_some_users_allowed_to_post_unfiltered_HTML.3F
> Then ask them to report to security@ if they find a real issue using a non-admin / editor user
> Cheers
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