GLSA-200506-04 : Wordpress: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-04
(Wordpress: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Due to a lack of input validation, WordPress is vulnerable to SQL
injection and XSS attacks.

Impact :

An attacker could use the SQL injection vulnerabilities to gain
information from the database. Furthermore the cross-site scripting
issues give an attacker the ability to inject and execute malicious
script code or to steal cookie-based authentication credentials,
potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Wordpress users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/wordpress-'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18427 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1102