FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (559e00b7-6a4d-11e2-b6b0-10bf48230856)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Wordpress reports :

WordPress 3.5.1 also addresses the following security issues :

- A server-side request forgery vulnerability and remote port scanning
using pingbacks. This vulnerability, which could potentially be used
to expose information and compromise a site, affects all previous
WordPress versions. This was fixed by the WordPress security team.
We'd like to thank security researchers Gennady Kovshenin and Ryan
Dewhurst for reviewing our work.

- Two instances of cross-site scripting via shortcodes and post
content. These issues were discovered by Jon Cave of the WordPress
security team.

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability in the external library
Plupload. Thanks to the Moxiecode team for working with us on this,
and for releasing Plupload 1.5.5 to address this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64288 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0235

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