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WordPress Cross-Site Scripting / SQL Injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of WordPress

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains multiple PHP scripts that are prone to
SQL injection and cross-site scripting attacks.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote version of WordPress is vulnerable
to a cross-site scripting attack which may permit a possible hacker to use the
remote server to steal the cookies of third party users on the remote
site.

In addition, the remote version of this software is vulnerable to a SQL
injection attack which may permit a possible hacker to manipulate database
queries.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/385042

Solution :

Upgrade to WordPress version 1.5.1 or greater.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12066

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2005 Tenable Network Security

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