FreeBSD : wordpress -- XSS vulnerability (ba4f9b19-ed9d-11e4-9118-bcaec565249c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83282


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


Gary Pendergast reports :

WordPress 4.2.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

A few hours ago, the WordPress team was made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable commenters to compromise a site. The vulnerability was discovered by Jouko Pynnone.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83282

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ba4f9b19ed9d11e49118bcaec565249c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/08

Modified: 2016/05/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:de-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wordpress, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-wordpress-zh_CN, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-wordpress-zh_TW, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/27