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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1564-1 (wordpress)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to wordpress announced via advisory DSA 1564-1.

Insight

Insight

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in wordpress, a weblog manager. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2007-3639 Insufficient input sanitising allowed for remote attackers to redirect visitors to external websites. CVE-2007-4153 Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities allowed remote authenticated administrators to inject arbitrary web script or HTML. CVE-2007-4154 SQL injection vulnerability allowed allowed remote authenticated administrators to execute arbitrary SQL commands. CVE-2007-0540 WordPress allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (bandwidth or thread consumption) via pingback service calls with a source URI that corresponds to a file with a binary content type, which is downloaded even though it cannot contain usable pingback data. [no CVE name yet] Insufficient input sanitising caused an attacker with a normal user account to access the administrative interface. For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.10-1etch2. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.3-1. We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201564-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)