Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4985-1 wordpress -- security update

Date Reported:
14 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
wordpress
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 994059, Bug 994060.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-39200, CVE-2021-39201.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Wordpress, a web blogging tool. They allowed remote attackers to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks or impersonate other users.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 5.0.14+dfsg1-0+deb10u1.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 5.7.3+dfsg1-0+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your wordpress packages.

For the detailed security status of wordpress please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/wordpress