Debian DLA-56-1 : wordpress security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 82202


The remote Debian host is missing a security 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

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 wordpress, and wordpress-l10n packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82202

File Name: debian_DLA-56.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/26/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wordpress-l10n, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/17/2014

Reference Information

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

BID: 66225, 69096, 69146