ESB-2017.2561 - [Debian] wordpress: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-10-12

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                         wordpress security update
                              12 October 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           wordpress
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Debian GNU/Linux 9
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting            -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-14990 CVE-2017-14726 CVE-2017-14725
                   CVE-2017-14724 CVE-2017-14723 CVE-2017-14722
                   CVE-2017-14721 CVE-2017-14720 CVE-2017-14719

Reference:         ASB-2017.0151

Original Bulletin:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3997-1                                 Yves-Alexis Perez
October 10, 2017            
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Package        : wordpress
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-14718 CVE-2017-14719 CVE-2017-14720 CVE-2017-14721 
                 CVE-2017-14722 CVE-2017-14723 CVE-2017-14724 CVE-2017-14725 
                 CVE-2017-14726 CVE-2017-14990
Debian Bug     : 876274 877629

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool.
They would allow remote attackers to exploit path-traversal issues, perform SQL
injections and various cross-site scripting attacks.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
in version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u15.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u1.

For the testing distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed
in version 4.8.2+dfsg-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.8.2+dfsg-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
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