[DRUPAL-SA-2007-001] Drupal 4.6.11 / 4.7.5 fixes XSS issue Jan 05 2007 11:48AM
Uwe Hermann (uwe hermann-uwe de)
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Drupal security advisory DRUPAL-SA-2007-001
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Project: Drupal core.
Date: 2007-Jan-05.
Security risk: Less critical.
Exploitable from: Remote.
Vulnerability: Cross site scripting.
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Description
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A few arguments passed via URLs are not properly sanitized before display.
When an attacker is able to entice an administrator to follow a specially
crafted link, arbitrary HTML and script code can be injected and executed in
the victim's session. Such an attack may lead to administrator access if
certain conditions are met.

Versions affected
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- Drupal 4.6.x versions before Drupal 4.6.11
- Drupal 4.7.x versions before Drupal 4.7.5

Solution
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- If you are running Drupal 4.6.x then upgrade to Drupal 4.6.11.
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/drupal/files/projects/drupal-4.6.11.tar.gz
- If you are running Drupal 4.7.x then upgrade to Drupal 4.7.5.
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/drupal/files/projects/drupal-4.7.5.tar.gz

- To patch Drupal 4.6.10 use http://drupal.org/files/sa-2007-001/4.6.10.patch.
- To patch Drupal 4.7.4 use http://drupal.org/files/sa-2007-001/4.7.4.patch.

Please note that the patches only contain changes related to this advisory, and
do not fix bugs that were solved in 4.6.11 or 4.7.5.

Reported by
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Anonymous via JPCERT.

Contact
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The security contact for Drupal can be reached at security at drupal.org or
using the form at http://drupal.org/contact.

// Uwe Hermann, on behalf of the Drupal Security Team.
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