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[DRUPAL-SA-2006-008] Drupal 4.6.8 / 4.7.2 fixes XSS issue Jun 02 2006 06:32PM
Uwe Hermann (uwe hermann-uwe de)
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Drupal security advisory DRUPAL-SA-2006-008
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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
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Description
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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
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Drupal 4.7.x versions before Drupal 4.7.2.

Solution
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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
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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.
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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
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