FreeBSD : wordpress -- XSS vulnerability (c80b27a2-3165-11e5-8a1d-14dae9d210b8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84973


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


Gary Pendergast reports :

WordPress versions 4.2.2 and earlier are affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could allow users with the Contributor or Author role to compromise a site. This was reported by Jon Cave and fixed by Robert Chapin, both of the WordPress security team.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84973

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c80b27a2316511e58a1d14dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/24

Modified: 2015/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

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

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: 2015/07/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5622, CVE-2015-5623