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[GLSA-200410-12] WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-12
(WordPress: HTTP response splitting and XSS vulnerabilities)
Due to the lack of input validation in the administration panel
scripts, WordPress is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting and
cross-site scripting attacks.
A malicious user could inject arbitrary response data, leading to
content spoofing, web cache poisoning and other cross-site scripting or
HTTP response splitting attacks. This could result in compromising the
victim's data or browser.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All WordPress users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/wordpress-1.2.2"
Threat Level: Low
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