Debian DSA-4250-1 : wordpress - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 111173


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


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


Upgrade the wordpress packages.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111173

File Name: debian_DSA-4250.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Modified: 2018/07/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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