ESB-2018.2095 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Debian] wordpress: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2018-07-19

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                               ESB-2018.2095
                         wordpress security update
                               19 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           wordpress
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12895  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4250

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running wordpress check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4250-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
July 18, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : wordpress
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-12895
Debian Bug     : 902876

A vulnerability was discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool. It
allowed remote attackers with specific roles to execute arbitrary
code.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.

For the detailed security status of wordpress please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/wordpress

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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