FreeBSD : wordpress -- remote admin password reset vulnerability (2430e9c3-8741-11de-938e-003048590f9e)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

WordPress reports :

A specially crafted URL could be requested that would allow an
attacker to bypass a security check to verify a user requested a
password reset. As a result, the first account without a key in the
database (usually the admin account) would have its password reset and
a new password would be emailed to the account owner.

See also :

http://wordpress.org/development/2009/08/2-8-4-security-release/
http://www.nessus.org/u?e191b7a7

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40583 (freebsd_pkg_2430e9c3874111de938e003048590f9e.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2762

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