CVE-2008-6767

NameCVE-2008-6767
Descriptionwp-admin/upgrade.php in WordPress, probably 2.6.x, allows remote attackers to upgrade the application, and possibly cause a denial of service (application outage), via a direct request.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1871-1, DSA-1871-2
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs531736

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wordpress (PTS)wheezy3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)3.6.1+dfsg-1~deb7u12fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.1+dfsg-1+deb8u9fixed
stretch, sid4.6.1+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wordpresssource(unstable)2.8.3-1low531736
wordpresssourceetch2.0.10-1etch5highDSA-1871-2
wordpresssourcelenny2.5.1-11+lenny1highDSA-1871-1

Notes

low impact, probably no-dsa

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