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[Security-news] SA-CONTRIB-2013-071 - Flag - Cross Site Scripting
From: security-news () drupal org
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:27:13 +0000 (UTC)

View online: https://drupal.org/node/2076221

  * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2013-071
  * Project: Flag [1] (third-party module)
  * Version: 7.x
  * Date: 2013-August-28
  * Security risk: Moderately critical [2]
  * Exploitable from: Remote
  * Vulnerability: Cross Site Scripting

-------- DESCRIPTION  
---------------------------------------------------------

The Flag module allows creation of customizable flags on entities.

Flag does not properly sanitize the name of a flag on the main flag
administration page, allowing a malicious user to embed scripts within a
page, resulting in a Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability.

This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have the
'Administer flags' permission.


-------- CVE IDENTIFIER(S) ISSUED  
--------------------------------------------

  * /A CVE identifier [3] will be requested, and added upon issuance, in
    accordance with Drupal Security Team processes./

-------- VERSIONS AFFECTED  
---------------------------------------------------

  * Flag 7.x-3.x versions prior to 7.x-3.0.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Flag [4]
module, there is nothing you need to do.

-------- SOLUTION  
------------------------------------------------------------

Install the latest version:

  * If you use the Flag module for Drupal 7.x, upgrade to Flag 7.x-3.1 [5]

Also see the Flag [6] project page.

-------- REPORTED BY  
---------------------------------------------------------

  * Justin_KleinKeane [7]

-------- FIXED BY  
------------------------------------------------------------

  * Justin_KleinKeane [8]
  * Joachim Noreiko [9] the module co-maintainer

-------- COORDINATED BY  
------------------------------------------------------

  * Greg Knaddison [10] of the Drupal Security Team

-------- CONTACT AND MORE INFORMATION  
----------------------------------------

The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the
contact form at http://drupal.org/contact [11].

Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies [12], writing
secure code for Drupal [13], and securing your site [14].


[1] http://drupal.org/project/flag
[2] http://drupal.org/security-team/risk-levels
[3] http://cve.mitre.org/
[4] http://drupal.org/project/flag
[5] https://drupal.org/node/2075287
[6] http://drupal.org/project/flag
[7] http://drupal.org/user/302225
[8] http://drupal.org/user/302225
[9] http://drupal.org/user/107701
[10] http://drupal.org/user/36762
[11] http://drupal.org/contact
[12] http://drupal.org/security-team
[13] http://drupal.org/writing-secure-code
[14] http://drupal.org/security/secure-configuration

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