Debian DSA-4250-1 : wordpress - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111173

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

A vulnerability was discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool. It allowed remote attackers with specific roles to execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the wordpress packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u4.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=902876

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/wordpress

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/wordpress

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4250

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111173

File Name: debian_DSA-4250.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12895

DSA: 4250