Debian DLA-1452-1 : wordpress security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111393
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionTwo vulnerabilities were discovered in wordpress, a web blogging tool.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues.
The oEmbed protocol implementation in WordPress before 4.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors.
A vulnerability was discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool. It allowed remote attackers with specific roles to execute arbitrary code.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u18.
We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.