FreeBSD : wordpress -- snoopy '_httpsrequest()' shell command execution vulnerability (3a4a3e9c-a1fe-11dd-81be-001c2514716c)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Wordpress development team reports :

A vulnerability in the Snoopy library was announced today. WordPress
uses Snoopy to fetch the feeds shown in the Dashboard. Although this
seems to be a low risk vulnerability for WordPress users, we wanted to
get an update out immediately.

See also :

http://secunia.com/Advisories/32361/
http://wordpress.org/development/2008/10/wordpress-263/
http://www.nessus.org/u?159c406a

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34496 (freebsd_pkg_3a4a3e9ca1fe11dd81be001c2514716c.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31887

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4796

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