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WordPress < 2.8.3 Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host is running a version of WordPress earlier than 2.8.3. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple security-bypass vulnerabilities in the 'wp-admin' administrative scripts. Authenticated attackers can exploit this issue to gain access to administrative functions.

Solution

Upgrade to WordPress 2.8.3, or later.