FreeBSD : wordpress -- header rss feed script insertion vulnerability (622bc638-be27-11dd-a578-0030843d3802)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34978


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Secunia reports :

Input passed via the HTTP 'Host' header is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site if malicious data is viewed.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34978

File Name: freebsd_pkg_622bc638be2711dda5780030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/12/01

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:de-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wordpress-mu, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-wordpress, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/11/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5278

Secunia: 32882

CWE: 79