[arch-security] [ASA-201609-32] wordpress: multiple issues
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Fri Sep 30 12:23:56 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201609-32
Date : 2016-09-30
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-7168 CVE-2016-7169
Package : wordpress
Type : multiple issues
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package wordpress before version 4.6.1-1 is vulnerable to multiple
issues including directory traversal and cross-site scripting.
Upgrade to 4.6.1-1.
# pacman -Syu "wordpress>=4.6.1-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 4.6.1.
- CVE-2016-7168 (cross-site scripting)
A cross-site scripting vulnerability has been discovered via a
malicious image filename, reported by SumOfPwn researcher Cengiz Han
Sahin. A WordPress admin can be tricked into uploading a malicious
image file requested by a user this admin trusts or a popular malicious
image that was spread via social media.
- CVE-2016-7169 (directory traversal)
A path traversal vulnerability has been discovered in the upgrade
package uploader, reported by Dominik Schilling from the WordPress
A remote attacker is able to take advantage of a directory traversal
vulnerability via the upgrade package uploader or perform a persistent
cross-site scripting attack by tricking an admin into uploading a
malicious image filename.
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