WordPress < 2.3.3 XML-RPC Unauthenticated Post Modification
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4364
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for unauthorized access to data.
DescriptionThe version of WordPress installed on the remote host is vulnerable to an unauthorized access attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need the ability to authenticate as a valid user. Upon authentication, the user would be able to manipulate data sent to the 'xmlrpc.php' script which would allow for editing of other user posts.
SolutionUpgrade to WordPress 2.3.3, or later.