FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (82752070-0349-11e7-b48d-00e04c1ea73d)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

WordPress versions 4.7.2 and earlier are affected by six security
issues.

- Cross-site scripting (XSS) via media file metadata.

- Control characters can trick redirect URL validation.

- Unintended files can be deleted by administrators using the plugin
deletion functionality.

- Cross-site scripting (XSS) via video URL in YouTube embeds.

- Cross-site scripting (XSS) via taxonomy term names.

- Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in Press This leading to excessive
use of server resources.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/07/3
http://www.nessus.org/u?071b0e36
http://www.nessus.org/u?485a4d1b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97625 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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