FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (f4ce64c2-5bd4-11e5-9040-3c970e169bc2)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85957
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionSamuel Sidler reports :
WordPress 4.3.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.
- WordPress versions 4.3 and earlier are vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags (CVE-2015-5714). Reported by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check Point.
- A separate cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in the user list table. Reported by Ben Bidner of the WordPress security team.
- Finally, in certain cases, users without proper permissions could publish private posts and make them sticky (CVE-2015-5715). Reported by Shahar Tal and Netanel Rubin of Check Point.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.