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Drupal Comment Mail Module Cross-Site Request Forgery

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Release Date:  2008-11-27    Last Update:  2009-03-06    Views:  5,463

Secunia Advisory SA32905

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in the Comment Mail module for Drupal, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The module allows administrators to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the request. This can be exploited to e.g. approve and delete comments or ban IP addresses when a logged-in administrator visits a malicious web site.

The vulnerability is reported in Comment Mail for Drupal 5.x prior to 5.x-1.1.


Solution:
Update to version 5.x-1.1.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
SA-2008-070:
http://drupal.org/node/339495

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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