Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200410-12] WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200410-12] WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-12
(WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities)


Due to the lack of input validation in the administration panel
scripts, WordPress is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting and
cross-site scripting attacks.

Impact

A malicious user could inject arbitrary response data, leading to
content spoofing, web cache poisoning and other cross-site scripting or
HTTP response splitting attacks. This could result in compromising the
victim's data or browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://wordpress.org/development/2004/12/one-point-two-two/


Solution:
All WordPress users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/wordpress-1.2.2"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

ASUS Motherboard P6X58D-E
$139.99
ASUS Motherboard P6X58D-E pictureLenovo Thinkpad X61 Motherboard 48.4B401.021 1.6GHz SLAET Intel Core 2 Duo L7500
$24.99
Lenovo Thinkpad X61 Motherboard 48.4B401.021 1.6GHz SLAET Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 pictureAbit IC7 Socket 478 DDR1 AGP 4X/8X 875P Motherboard ATX
$55.0
Abit IC7 Socket 478 DDR1 AGP 4X/8X 875P Motherboard ATX pictureTOSHIBA SATELLITE C655 LAPTOP MOTHERBOARD V000225000 + WiFi + CPU + 4GB Ram +Fan
$74.99
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C655 LAPTOP MOTHERBOARD V000225000 + WiFi + CPU + 4GB Ram +Fan picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.