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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-12
(WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities)
Due to the lack of input validation in the administration panel
scripts, WordPress is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting and
cross-site scripting attacks.
A malicious user could inject arbitrary response data, leading to
content spoofing, web cache poisoning and other cross-site scripting or
HTTP response splitting attacks. This could result in compromising the
victim's data or browser.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All WordPress users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/wordpress-1.2.2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15473 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-12.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1584