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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3997-1 (wordpress - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool. They would allow remote attackers to exploit path-traversal issues, perform SQL injections and various cross-site scripting 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 oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u15. For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u1. For the testing distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 4.8.2+dfsg-2. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.8.2+dfsg-2. We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.