FreeBSD : Wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (a5bb7ea0-3e58-11e7-94a2-00e04c1ea73d)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100339


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


WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are affected by six security issues

- Insufficient redirect validation in the HTTP class.

- Improper handling of post meta data values in the XML-RPC API.

- Lack of capability checks for post meta data in the XML-RPC API.

- A Cross Site Request Forgery (CRSF) vulnerability was discovered in the filesystem credentials dialog.

- A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was discovered related to the Customizer.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100339

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a5bb7ea03e5811e794a200e04c1ea73d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/23

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:de-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:fr-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-wordpress-zh_CN, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-wordpress-zh_TW, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/16