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[DRUPAL-SA-2005-009] Drupal 4.6.4 / 4.5.6 fixes minor access control issue
From: Uwe Hermann <uwe () hermann-uwe de>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 16:46:14 +0100

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Drupal security advisory                                  DRUPAL-SA-2005-009
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Advisory ID:    DRUPAL-SA-2005-009
Project:        Drupal core
Date:           2005-11-30
Security risk:  not critical
Impact:         normal
Where:          from remote
Vulnerability:  bypass access control
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Description
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Andrew Widdowson informed us that it's possible to bypass the 'access user
profile' permission if the server is running PHP5. No data can be changed
though.

Versions affected
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Drupal 4.6.0, 4.6.1, 4.6.2, 4.6.3

Solution
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- If you are running Drupal 4.6.x and PHP5, then upgrade to Drupal 4.6.4.

Contact
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The security contact for Drupal can be reached at security at drupal.org
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 <uwe () hermann-uwe de>
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