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Drupal Secure Site Module Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-01-31    Last Update:  2008-02-07    Views:  10,647

Secunia Advisory SA28732

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in the Secure Site module for Drupal, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the IP-authentication feature. If an attacker e.g. uses the same proxy as a currently logged in user, this can be exploited to gain access as this user.

The vulnerability is reported in Secure Site for Drupal 5.x and 4.7.x.


Solution:
The vulnerable feature has been removed in updated versions.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Tim Altman

Original Advisory:
http://drupal.org/node/216019

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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