Debian Security Advisory
DLA-860-1 wordpress -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Mar 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 857026.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6814, CVE-2017-6815, CVE-2017-6816.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in wordpress, a web blogging tool. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues.
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability via media file metadata
Control characters can trick redirect URL validation in wp-includes/pluggable.php
Unintended files can be deleted by administrators using the plugin deletion functionality
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u14.
We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS