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[Security-news] SA-CONTRIB-2013-060 - Scald - Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
From: security-news () drupal org
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:53:37 +0000 (UTC)

View online: https://drupal.org/node/2049415

  * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2013-060
  * Project: Scald [1] (third-party module)
  * Version: 6.x, 7.x
  * Date: 2013-July-24
  * Security risk: Moderately critical [2]
  * Exploitable from: Remote
  * Vulnerability: Cross Site Scripting

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

This module enables you to handle media assets (atoms) in Drupal with a
Views-based library, drag and drop interface and manage content
attribution/licensing/distribution.

The module doesn't sufficiently filter atom properties such as the atom title
when outputting atoms, thereby exposing a Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
vulnerability.

This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have a role
with the permission to create atoms and the Scald Flash module or the
resource management feature (in the MEE submodule) must be enabled.


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

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

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

  * Scald 6.x-1.x versions prior to 6.x-1.0-beta3.
  * Scald 7.x-1.x versions prior to 7.x-1.1.

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

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

Install the latest version:

  * If you use the Scald module for Drupal 6.x, upgrade to Scald 6.x-1.0-beta3
    [5]
  * If you use the Scald module for Drupal 7.x, upgrade to Scald 7.x-1.1 [6]

Also see the Scald [7] project page.

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

  * Klaus Purer [8] of the Drupal Security Team

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

  * Franck Deroche [9] the module maintainer
  * Hai-Nam Nguyen [10] the module maintainer

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

  * Klaus Purer [11] 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 [12].

Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies [13], writing
secure code for Drupal [14], and securing your site [15].


[1] http://drupal.org/project/scald
[2] http://drupal.org/security-team/risk-levels
[3] http://cve.mitre.org/
[4] http://drupal.org/project/scald
[5] https://drupal.org/node/2049239
[6] https://drupal.org/node/2049251
[7] http://drupal.org/project/scald
[8] http://drupal.org/user/262198
[9] http://drupal.org/user/59710
[10] http://drupal.org/user/210762
[11] http://drupal.org/user/262198
[12] http://drupal.org/contact
[13] http://drupal.org/security-team
[14] http://drupal.org/writing-secure-code
[15] http://drupal.org/security/secure-configuration

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