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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are affected by six security

- 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 :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100339 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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