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-200507-02] WordPress: Multiple vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200507-02] 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-200507-02
(WordPress: Multiple vulnerabilities)


James Bercegay of the GulfTech Security Research Team discovered
that WordPress insufficiently checks data passed to the XML-RPC server.
He also discovered that WordPress has several cross-site scripting and
full path disclosure vulnerabilities.

Impact

A possible hacker could use the PHP script injection vulnerabilities to
execute arbitrary PHP script commands. Furthermore the cross-site
scripting vulnerabilities could be exploited to execute arbitrary
script code in a user's browser session in context of a vulnerable
site.

Workaround

There are no known workarounds at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1921
http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00085-06282005


Solution:
All WordPress users should upgrade to the latest available
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/wordpress-1.5.1.3"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

vtg MDS 5440 alignment cartridge IBM system 3 computer mainframe tape drive hard
$60.0
vtg MDS 5440 alignment cartridge IBM system 3 computer mainframe tape drive hard pictureDEC PDP-8/E PCO5 PC15 PAPER TAPE TU56 TAPE UNIT + DEC TAPES OS8 SOFTWARE
$12000.0
DEC PDP-8/E PCO5 PC15 PAPER TAPE TU56 TAPE UNIT + DEC TAPES OS8 SOFTWARE picture1962 UNIVAC 1107 THIN FILM MEMORY VINTAGE COMPUTER MANUAL 68 pages
$45.0
1962 UNIVAC 1107 THIN FILM MEMORY VINTAGE COMPUTER MANUAL 68 pages pictureIBM 360 ASSEMBLER LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING VINTAGE COMPUTER BOOK
$9.99
IBM 360 ASSEMBLER LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING VINTAGE COMPUTER BOOK picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.