FreeBSD : Wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (a5bb7ea0-3e58-11e7-94a2-00e04c1ea73d)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are affected by six security
issues

- Insufficient redirect validation in the HTTP class.

- Improper handling of post meta data values in the XML-RPC API.

- Lack of capability checks for post meta data in the XML-RPC API.

- A Cross Site Request Forgery (CRSF) vulnerability was discovered in
the filesystem credentials dialog.

- A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was discovered related to
the Customizer.

See also :

https://wordpress.org/news/2017/05/wordpress-4-7-5/
http://www.nessus.org/u?fcd5c375

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100339 ()

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