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Drupal Hierarchical Select Module Script Insertion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-07-08    Last Update:  2010-07-14    Views:  2,936

Secunia Advisory SA40440

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

Certain unspecified input is not properly sanitised before being displayed to the user. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is being viewed.

Successful exploitation requires "administer taxonomy" permissions.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 6.x-3.2 and 5.x-3.2.


Solution:
Update to the latest version.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Jingxiang Rao and Sam Oldak.

Original Advisory:
SA-CONTRIB-2010-072:
http://drupal.org/node/847488

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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