Debian DLA-1452-1 : wordpress security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111393


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Two 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

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version

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.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111393

File Name: debian_DLA-1452.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/08/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress-l10n, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress-theme-twentyfifteen, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress-theme-twentyfourteen, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress-theme-twentythirteen, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5836, CVE-2018-12895