FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple issues (7b97b32e-27c4-11ea-9673-4c72b94353b5)
High Nessus Plugin ID 132411
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
Descriptionwordpress developers reports :
Four security issues affect WordPress versions 5.3 and earlier;
version 5.3.1 fixes them, so youll want to upgrade. If you havent yet updated to 5.3, there are also updated versions of 5.2 and earlier that fix the security issues. -Props to Daniel Bachhuber for finding an issue where an unprivileged user could make a post sticky via the REST API. -Props to Simon Scannell of RIPS Technologies for finding and disclosing an issue where cross-site scripting (XSS) could be stored in well-crafted links. -Props to the WordPress.org Security Team for hardening wp_kses_bad_protocol() to ensure that it is aware of the named colon attribute. -Props to Nguyen The Duc for discovering a stored XSS vulnerability using block editor content.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.