FreeBSD : wordpress -- XSS vulnerability (ba4f9b19-ed9d-11e4-9118-bcaec565249c)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Gary Pendergast reports :

WordPress 4.2.1 is now available. This is a critical security release
for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your
sites immediately.

A few hours ago, the WordPress team was made aware of a cross-site
scripting vulnerability, which could enable commenters to compromise a
site. The vulnerability was discovered by Jouko Pynnone.

See also :

https://wordpress.org/news/2015/04/wordpress-4-2-1/
http://www.nessus.org/u?7f6be1dd

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83282 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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