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Drupal FileField Module Script Insertion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-06-17    Last Update:  2010-06-23    Views:  2,419

Secunia Advisory SA40186

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in the FileField module for Drupal, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed e.g. via the "filepath" parameter is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is being viewed.

Successful exploitation requires permission to create or edit content with a FileField and that the administrator has configured a vulnerable display format or uses a special token.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to FileField 5.x-2.5 and FileField 6.x-3.4.


Solution:
Update to FileField version 5.x-2.5 or later, or FileField version 6.x-3.4 or later.

Provided and/or discovered by:
* Justin Klein Keane
* The vendor also credits Peter Wolanin of the Drupal security team.

Original Advisory:
SA-CONTRIB-2010-066:
http://drupal.org/node/829808

Justin Klein Keane:
http://www.madirish.net/?article=461

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