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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3870-1 (wordpress - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in wordpress, a web blogging tool. They would allow remote attackers to force password resets, and perform various cross-site scripting and cross-site request forgery attacks.

Affected Software

Affected Software

wordpress on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u13. For the upcoming stable (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 4.7.5+dfsg-1. We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.