WordPress 5.8 < 5.8.3 / 5.7 < 5.7.5 / 5.6 < 5.6.7 / 5.5 < 5.5.8 / 5.4 < 5.4.9 / 5.3 < 5.3.11 / 5.2 < 5.2.14 / 5.1 < 5.1.12 / 5.0 < 5.0.15 / 4.9 < 4.9.19 / 4.8 < 4.8.18 / 4.7 < 4.7.22 / 4.6 < 4.6.22 / 4.5 < 4.5.25 / 4.4 < 4.4.26 / 4.3 < 4.3.27 / 4.2 < 4.2.31 / 4.1 < 4.1.34 / 4.0 < 4.0.34 / 3.9 < 3.9.35 / 3.8 < 3.8.37 / 3.7 < 3.7.37

high Nessus Plugin ID 156546

Synopsis

A PHP application running on the remote web server is affected by one or more vulnerabilities.

Description

WordPress versions 5.8 < 5.8.3 / 5.7 < 5.7.5 / 5.6 < 5.6.7 / 5.5 < 5.5.8 / 5.4 < 5.4.9 / 5.3 < 5.3.11 / 5.2 < 5.2.14 / 5.1 < 5.1.12 / 5.0 < 5.0.15 / 4.9 < 4.9.19 / 4.8 < 4.8.18 / 4.7 < 4.7.22 / 4.6 < 4.6.22 / 4.5 < 4.5.25 / 4.4 < 4.4.26 / 4.3 < 4.3.27 / 4.2 < 4.2.31 / 4.1 < 4.1.34 / 4.0 < 4.0.34 / 3.9 < 3.9.35 / 3.8 < 3.8.37 / 3.7 < 3.7.37 are affected by one or more vulnerabilities

Solution

Upgrade to WordPress version 5.8.3, 5.7.5, 5.6.7, 5.5.8, 5.4.9, 5.3.11, 5.2.14, 5.1.12, 5.0.15, 4.9.19, 4.8.18, 4.7.22, 4.6.22, 4.5.25, 4.4.26, 4.3.27, 4.2.31, 4.1.34, 4.0.34, 3.9.35, 3.8.37, 3.7.37 or later.

See Also

https://wordpress.org/download/releases/

https://wordpress.org/news/2022/01/wordpress-5-8-3-security-release/

https://wordpress.org/support/wordpress-version/version-5-8-3/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156546

File Name: wordpress_5_8_3.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 1/6/2022

Updated: 2/24/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21664

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wordpress:wordpress

Required KB Items: www/PHP, installed_sw/WordPress, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/6/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/6/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21661, CVE-2022-21662, CVE-2022-21663, CVE-2022-21664

IAVA: 2022-A-0003