FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (bfcc23b6-3b27-11e6-8e82-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Adam Silverstein reports :

WordPress 4.5.3 is now available. This is a security release for all
previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites

WordPress versions 4.5.2 and earlier are affected by several security
issues: redirect bypass in the customizer, reported by Yassine
Aboukir; two different XSS problems via attachment names, reported by
Jouko Pynnonenand Divyesh Prajapati; revision history information
disclosure, reported independently by John Blackbourn from the
WordPress security team and by Dan Moen from the Wordfence Research
Team; oEmbed denial of service reported by Jennifer Dodd from
Automattic; unauthorized category removal from a post, reported by
David Herrera from Alley Interactive; password change via stolen
cookie, reported by Michael Adams from the WordPress security team;
and some less secure sanitize_file_name edge cases reported by Peter
Westwood of the WordPress security team.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91840 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5832

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