Debian Security Advisory DSA 3375-1 (wordpress - security update)

2015-10-19T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:703375
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net
Modified 2017-07-07T00:00:00

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been fixed in Wordpress, the popular blogging engine.

CVE-2015-5714 A cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags has been discovered.

The issue has been fixed by not allowing unclosed HTML elements in attributes.

CVE-2015-5715 A vulnerability has been discovered, allowing users without proper permissions to publish private posts and make them sticky.

The issue has been fixed in the XMLRPC code of Wordpress by not allowing private posts to be sticky.

Other issue(s)

A cross-site scripting vulnerability in user list tables has been discovered.

The issue has been fixed by URL-escaping email addresses in those user lists.

                                        
                                            # OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_3375.nasl 6609 2017-07-07 12:05:59Z cfischer $
# Auto-generated from advisory DSA 3375-1 using nvtgen 1.0
# Script version: 1.0
#
# Author:
# Greenbone Networks
#
# Copyright:
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# Text descriptions are largely excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (c) the respective author(s)
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#
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if(description)
{
    script_id(703375);
    script_version("$Revision: 6609 $");
    script_cve_id("CVE-2015-5714", "CVE-2015-5715");
    script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 3375-1 (wordpress - security update)");
    script_tag(name: "last_modification", value: "$Date: 2017-07-07 14:05:59 +0200 (Fri, 07 Jul 2017) $");
    script_tag(name: "creation_date", value: "2015-10-19 00:00:00 +0200 (Mon, 19 Oct 2015)");
    script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
    script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
    script_tag(name: "solution_type", value: "VendorFix");
    script_tag(name: "qod_type", value: "package");

    script_xref(name: "URL", value: "http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3375.html");


    script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

    script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2015 Greenbone Networks GmbH http://greenbone.net");
    script_family("Debian Local Security Checks");
    script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
    script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/debian_linux", "ssh/login/packages");
    script_tag(name: "affected",  value: "wordpress on Debian Linux");
        script_tag(name: "insight",   value: "WordPress is a full featured web blogging tool:

* Instant publishing (no rebuilding)
* Comment pingback support with spam protection
* Non-crufty URLs
* Themable
* Plugin support");
    script_tag(name: "solution",  value: "For the oldstable distribution (wheezy),
these problems will be fixed in later update.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5.

For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 4.3.1+dfsg-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 4.3.1+dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.");
    script_tag(name: "summary",   value: "Several vulnerabilities have
been fixed in Wordpress, the popular blogging engine.

CVE-2015-5714 
A cross-site scripting vulnerability when processing shortcode tags
has been discovered.

The issue has been fixed by not allowing unclosed HTML elements in
attributes.

CVE-2015-5715 
A vulnerability has been discovered, allowing users without proper
permissions to publish private posts and make them sticky.

The issue has been fixed in the XMLRPC code of Wordpress by not
allowing private posts to be sticky.

Other issue(s)

A cross-site scripting vulnerability in user list tables has been
discovered.

The issue has been fixed by URL-escaping email addresses in those
user lists.");
    script_tag(name: "vuldetect", value: "This check tests the installed
software version using the apt package manager.");
    exit(0);
}

include("revisions-lib.inc");
include("pkg-lib-deb.inc");

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress", ver:"4.3.1+dfsg-1", rls_regex:"DEB9.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-l10n", ver:"4.3.1+dfsg-1", rls_regex:"DEB9.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-theme-twentyfifteen", ver:"4.3.1+dfsg-1", rls_regex:"DEB9.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-theme-twentyfourteen", ver:"4.3.1+dfsg-1", rls_regex:"DEB9.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-theme-twentythirteen", ver:"4.3.1+dfsg-1", rls_regex:"DEB9.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress", ver:"4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5", rls_regex:"DEB8.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-l10n", ver:"4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5", rls_regex:"DEB8.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-theme-twentyfifteen", ver:"4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5", rls_regex:"DEB8.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-theme-twentyfourteen", ver:"4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5", rls_regex:"DEB8.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"wordpress-theme-twentythirteen", ver:"4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u5", rls_regex:"DEB8.[0-9]+")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

if (report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
    exit(99); # Not vulnerable.
}