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[Security-news] SA-CONTRIB-2012-165 - Chaos tool suite (ctools) - Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
From: security-news () drupal org
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 21:27:27 +0000 (UTC)

View online: http://drupal.org/node/1840992

  * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2012-165
  * Project: Chaos tool suite (ctools) [1] (third-party module)
  * Version: 6.x
  * Date: 2012-November-14
  * Security risk: Moderately critical [2]
  * Exploitable from: Remote
  * Vulnerability: Cross Site Scripting

-------- DESCRIPTION  

The Chaos tool suite is primarily a set of APIs and tools to improve the
developer experience.

The page manager node view task does not sufficiently escape node titles when
setting the page title, allowing XSS.

This vulnerability is partially mitigate by the node task being disabled by
default and limited to users that have the ability to submit or edit nodes.

CVE: Requested


  * Chaos tool suite (ctools) 6.x-1.x versions prior to 6.x-1.10.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Chaos tool
suite (ctools) [3] module, there is nothing you need to do.

-------- SOLUTION  

Install the latest version:

  * If you use the Chaos tool suite (ctools) module for Drupal 6.x, upgrade to
    Chaos tool suite (ctools) 6.x-1.10 [4]

Also see the Chaos tool suite (ctools) [5] project page.

-------- REPORTED BY  

  * Justin KleinKeane [6]
  * Andrey Tretyakov [7]

-------- FIXED BY  

  * Earl Miles (merlinofchaos) [8]


  * Klaus Purer [9] of the Drupal Security Team


The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the
contact form at http://drupal.org/contact [10].

Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies [11], writing
secure code for Drupal [12], and securing your site [13].

[1] http://drupal.org/project/ctools
[2] http://drupal.org/security-team/risk-levels
[3] http://drupal.org/project/ctools
[4] http://drupal.org/node/1841030
[5] http://drupal.org/project/ctools
[6] http://drupal.org/user/302225
[7] http://drupal.org/user/169459
[8] http://drupal.org/user/26979
[9] http://drupal.org/user/262198
[10] http://drupal.org/contact
[11] http://drupal.org/security-team
[12] http://drupal.org/writing-secure-code
[13] http://drupal.org/security/secure-configuration

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