Debian DSA-3001-1 : wordpress - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 77102
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple security issues have been discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool, resulting in denial of service or information disclosure. More information can be found in the upstream advisory at


Upgrade the wordpress packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u4.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77102

File Name: debian_DSA-3001.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/10/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2053, CVE-2014-5204, CVE-2014-5205, CVE-2014-5240, CVE-2014-5265, CVE-2014-5266

BID: 69096

DSA: 3001