ASA-201609-32 generated external raw

[ASA-201609-32] wordpress: multiple issues
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201609-32 ========================================== Severity: High 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 Summary ======= The package wordpress before version 4.6.1-1 is vulnerable to multiple issues including directory traversal and cross-site scripting. Resolution ========== Upgrade to 4.6.1-1. # pacman -Syu "wordpress>=4.6.1-1" The problems have been fixed upstream in version 4.6.1. Workaround ========== None. Description =========== - 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 security team. Impact ====== 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. References ========== https://wordpress.org/news/2016/09/wordpress-4-6-1-security-and-maintenance-release/ http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/08/24 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-7168 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-7169