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[GLSA-200506-04] Wordpress: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Wordpress: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-04
(Wordpress: Multiple vulnerabilities)


Due to a lack of input validation, WordPress is vulnerable to SQL
injection and XSS attacks.

Impact

A possible hacker could use the SQL injection vulnerabilites to gain
information from the database. Furthermore the cross-site scripting
issues give a possible hacker the ability to inject and execute malicious
script code or to steal cookie-based authentication credentials,
potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.


Solution:
All Wordpress users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/wordpress-1.5.1.2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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