FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (14ea4458-e5cd-11e6-b56d-38d547003487)

2017-01-30T00:00:00
ID FREEBSD_PKG_14EA4458E5CD11E6B56D38D547003487.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.
Modified 2019-11-02T00:00:00

Description

Aaron D. Campbell reports :

WordPress versions 4.7.1 and earlier are affected by three security issues :

  • The user interface for assigning taxonomy terms in Press This is shown to users who do not have permissions to use it.

  • WP_Query is vulnerable to a SQL injection (SQLi) when passing unsafe data. WordPress core is not directly vulnerable to this issue, but we

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#
# The descriptive text and package checks in this plugin were  
# extracted from the FreeBSD VuXML database :
#
# Copyright 2003-2018 Jacques Vidrine and contributors
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include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(96850);
  script_version("3.6");
  script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/21 10:46:31");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2017-5610", "CVE-2017-5611", "CVE-2017-5612");

  script_name(english:"FreeBSD : wordpress -- multiple vulnerabilities (14ea4458-e5cd-11e6-b56d-38d547003487)");
  script_summary(english:"Checks for updated packages in pkg_info output");

  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"synopsis", 
    value:
"The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates."
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"description", 
    value:
"Aaron D. Campbell reports :

WordPress versions 4.7.1 and earlier are affected by three security
issues :

- The user interface for assigning taxonomy terms in Press This is
shown to users who do not have permissions to use it.

- WP_Query is vulnerable to a SQL injection (SQLi) when passing unsafe
data. WordPress core is not directly vulnerable to this issue, but
we've added hardening to prevent plugins and themes from
accidentally causing a vulnerability.

- A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was discovered in the
posts list table.

- An unauthenticated privilege escalation vulnerability was discovered
in a REST API endpoint."
  );
  # http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/28/5
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/28/5"
  );
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-2-security-release/"
  );
  # https://make.wordpress.org/core/2017/02/01/disclosure-of-additional-security-fix-in-wordpress-4-7-2/
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?aeb834e4"
  );
  # https://vuxml.freebsd.org/freebsd/14ea4458-e5cd-11e6-b56d-38d547003487.html
  script_set_attribute(
    attribute:"see_also",
    value:"http://www.nessus.org/u?fc40e1c2"
  );
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:"Update the affected packages.");
  script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_set_cvss3_base_vector("CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:de-wordpress");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-wordpress");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ru-wordpress");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wordpress");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-wordpress-zh_CN");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:zh-wordpress-zh_TW");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd");

  script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value:"2017/01/26");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"patch_publication_date", value:"2017/01/29");
  script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value:"2017/01/30");
  script_end_attributes();

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2017-2018 and is owned by Tenable, Inc. or an Affiliate thereof.");
  script_family(english:"FreeBSD Local Security Checks");

  script_dependencies("ssh_get_info.nasl");
  script_require_keys("Host/local_checks_enabled", "Host/FreeBSD/release", "Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info");

  exit(0);
}


include("audit.inc");
include("freebsd_package.inc");


if (!get_kb_item("Host/local_checks_enabled")) audit(AUDIT_LOCAL_CHECKS_NOT_ENABLED);
if (!get_kb_item("Host/FreeBSD/release")) audit(AUDIT_OS_NOT, "FreeBSD");
if (!get_kb_item("Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info")) audit(AUDIT_PACKAGE_LIST_MISSING);


flag = 0;

if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"wordpress<4.7.2,1")) flag++;
if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"de-wordpress<4.7.2")) flag++;
if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"ja-wordpress<4.7.2")) flag++;
if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"ru-wordpress<4.7.2")) flag++;
if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"zh-wordpress-zh_CN<4.7.2")) flag++;
if (pkg_test(save_report:TRUE, pkg:"zh-wordpress-zh_TW<4.7.2")) flag++;

if (flag)
{
  if (report_verbosity > 0) security_hole(port:0, extra:pkg_report_get());
  else security_hole(0);
  exit(0);
}
else audit(AUDIT_HOST_NOT, "affected");