FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (82752070-0349-11e7-b48d-00e04c1ea73d)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97625


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


WordPress versions 4.7.2 and earlier are affected by six security issues.

- Cross-site scripting (XSS) via media file metadata.

- Control characters can trick redirect URL validation.

- Unintended files can be deleted by administrators using the plugin deletion functionality.

- Cross-site scripting (XSS) via video URL in YouTube embeds.

- Cross-site scripting (XSS) via taxonomy term names.

- Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in Press This leading to excessive use of server resources.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97625

File Name: freebsd_pkg_82752070034911e7b48d00e04c1ea73d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/09

Modified: 2017/03/09

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: 2017/03/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/03/07