Debian Security Advisory
DLA-975-1 wordpress -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 862053, Bug 862816.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8295, CVE-2017-9061, CVE-2017-9062, CVE-2017-9063, CVE-2017-9064, CVE-2017-9065.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in wordpress, a web blogging tool. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues.
Potential unauthorized password reset vulnerability. More information are available at:
A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists when someone attempts to upload very large files.
Improper handling of post meta data values in the XML-RPC API.
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the customizer.
A Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability exists in the filesystem credentials dialog.
Lack of capability checks for post meta data in the XML-RPC API.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u15.
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