Drupal 4.6.8 / 4.7.2 fixes XSS issue

2006.06.06
Credit: Uwe Hermann
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-79


CVSS Base Score: 2.6/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: High
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

------------------------------------------------------------------------ ---- Drupal security advisory DRUPAL-SA-2006-008 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ---- Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-2006-008 Project: Drupal core Date: 2006-06-01 Security risk: less critical Impact: Drupal core Where: from remote Vulnerability: cross-site scripting ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ---- Description ----------- Bart Jansens reported that it is possible for a malicious user to insert and execute XSS into free tagging terms, due to lack of validation on output of the page title. The fix wraps the display of terms in check_plain(). Versions affected ----------------- Drupal 4.7.x versions before Drupal 4.7.2. Solution -------- If you are running Drupal 4.6.x then upgrade to Drupal 4.6.8. If you are running Drupal 4.7.x then upgrade to Drupal 4.7.2. To patch Drupal 4.6.7 use the http://drupal.org/files/sa-2006-008/4.6.7.patch. To patch Drupal 4.7.1 use the http://drupal.org/files/sa-2006-008/4.7.1.patch. Contact ------- The security contact for Drupal can be reached at security (at) drupal (dot) org [email concealed] or using the form at http://drupal.org/contact. More information is available from http://drupal.org/security or from our security RSS feed http://drupal.org/security/rss.xml. // Uwe Hermann, on behalf of the Drupal Security Team. -- Uwe Hermann http://www.hermann-uwe.de http://www.it-services-uh.de | http://www.crazy-hacks.org http://www.holsham-traders.de | http://www.unmaintained-free-software.org -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (GNU/Linux) iD4DBQFEgIQsXdVoV3jWIbQRAh3QAJ0UslesDJxRjIkHsW4RZR2hcDMQ6wCYq2jN lx/k+thwt6iFzm8m2cMYLQ== =8WEv -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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