Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1160-1 wordpress -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 Nov 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 880528.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-16510.
More information:

WordPress, a web blogging tool, was affected by an issue where $wpdb->prepare() can create unexpected and unsafe queries leading to potential SQL injection (SQLi) in plugins and themes, as demonstrated by a double prepare approach, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-14723.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u18.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.

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