Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1980-1] wordpress security update)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

High Severity

CVSS Score:


CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'wordpress' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1980-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities in wordpress, a web blogging tool, have been fixed. CVE-2019-17669 Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability because URL validation does not consider the interpretation of a name as a series of hex characters. CVE-2019-17670 Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability was reported in wp_validate_redirect(). Normalize the path when validating the location for relative URLs. CVE-2019-17671 Unauthenticated viewing of certain content (private or draft posts) is possible because the static query property is mishandled. CVE-2019-17675 Wordpress does not properly consider type confusion during validation of the referer in the admin pages. This vulnerability affects the check_admin_referer() WordPress function.

Affected Versions:
'wordpress' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 4.1.28+dfsg-0+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package


Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-11-06 03:00:18

Modification Time:

2019-11-06 03:00:18

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