FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (3686917b-164d-11e6-94fa-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Helen Hou-Sandi reports :

WordPress 4.5.2 is now available. This is a security release for all
previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites

WordPress versions 4.5.1 and earlier are affected by a SOME
vulnerability through Plupload, the third-party library WordPress uses
for uploading files. WordPress versions 4.2 through 4.5.1 are
vulnerable to reflected XSS using specially crafted URIs through
MediaElement.js, the third-party library used for media players.
MediaElement.js and Plupload have also released updates fixing these

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91027 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4566

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