FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (bfcc23b6-3b27-11e6-8e82-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91840


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


Adam Silverstein reports :

WordPress 4.5.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

WordPress versions 4.5.2 and earlier are affected by several security issues: redirect bypass in the customizer, reported by Yassine Aboukir; two different XSS problems via attachment names, reported by Jouko Pynnonenand Divyesh Prajapati; revision history information disclosure, reported independently by John Blackbourn from the WordPress security team and by Dan Moen from the Wordfence Research Team; oEmbed denial of service reported by Jennifer Dodd from Automattic; unauthorized category removal from a post, reported by David Herrera from Alley Interactive; password change via stolen cookie, reported by Michael Adams from the WordPress security team;
and some less secure sanitize_file_name edge cases reported by Peter Westwood of the WordPress security team.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91840

File Name: freebsd_pkg_bfcc23b63b2711e68e82002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/27

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/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: 2016/06/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5832, CVE-2016-5833, CVE-2016-5834, CVE-2016-5835, CVE-2016-5836, CVE-2016-5837, CVE-2016-5838, CVE-2016-5839