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CVE Request -- drupal6-views_bulk_operations: XSS due improper escaping of a vocabulary help (SA-CONTRIB-2011-042)
From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov () redhat com>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 14:54:30 +0200

Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,

  it was found in the way Drupal Views Builk Operations (VBO) module
did not escape the vocabulary help properly, when the vocabulary has
had user tagging enabled and "Modify node taxonomy terms" action was
used for modification of the taxonomy. A remote attacker could provide
a specially-crafted URL, which once visited by unsuspecting Drupal
user, disposing with the 'administer taxonomy' permission / privilege,
could lead to arbitrary HTML or web script execution (cross-site
scripting [XSS] attack).

References:
[1] http://drupal.org/node/1286844
[2] http://secunia.com/advisories/46114/
[3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740553

Upstream solution:

Upgrage to 6.x-1.11:
[4] http://drupal.org/node/1286778

Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
--
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team


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