Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2208-1 wordpress -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 May 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 959391.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-11026, CVE-2020-11027, CVE-2020-11028, CVE-2020-11029.
More information:

Multiple CVE(s) were discovered in the src:wordpress package.

  • CVE-2020-11026

    Files with a specially crafted name when uploaded to the Media section can lead to script execution upon accessing the file. This requires an authenticated user with privileges to upload files.

  • CVE-2020-11027

    A password reset link emailed to a user does not expire upon changing the user password. Access would be needed to the email account of the user by a malicious party for successful execution.

  • CVE-2020-11028

    Some private posts, which were previously public, can result in unauthenticated disclosure under a specific set of conditions.

  • CVE-2020-11029

    A vulnerability in the stats() method of class-wp-object-cache.php can be exploited to execute cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 4.1.30+dfsg-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.

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