FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (f4ce64c2-5bd4-11e5-9040-3c970e169bc2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Samuel Sidler reports :

WordPress 4.3.1 is now available. This is a security release for all
previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites
immediately.

- WordPress versions 4.3 and earlier are vulnerable to a cross-site
scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags
(CVE-2015-5714). Reported by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check
Point.

- A separate cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in the user
list table. Reported by Ben Bidner of the WordPress security team.

- Finally, in certain cases, users without proper permissions could
publish private posts and make them sticky (CVE-2015-5715). Reported
by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check Point.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/28/1
https://wordpress.org/news/2015/09/wordpress-4-3-1/
http://www.nessus.org/u?b44e5339

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85957 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5714
CVE-2015-5715
CVE-2015-7989

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