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Svg Image - Critical - Cross site scripting - SA-CONTRIB-2020-008

Svg Image - Critical - Cross site scripting - SA-CONTRIB-2020-008

Project: Svg Image
Date: 2020-March-25
Security risk: Critical 15∕25
Vulnerability: Cross site scripting

Description

SVG Image module allows to upload SVG files.

The module did not sufficiently protect against malicious code inside SVG files leading to a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability.

This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have permission to upload an SVG file.

Solution

Install the latest version:

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CKEditor - WYSIWYG HTML editor - Moderately critical - Cross site scripting - SA-CONTRIB-2020-007

CKEditor - WYSIWYG HTML editor - Moderately critical - Cross site scripting - SA-CONTRIB-2020-007

Project: CKEditor - WYSIWYG HTML editor
Date: 2020-March-18
Security risk: Moderately critical 11∕25 
Vulnerability: Cross site scripting

Description

The CKEditor module (and its predecessor, FCKeditor module) allows Drupal to replace textarea fields with CKEditor 3.x/4.x (FCKeditor 2.x in case of FCKeditor module) - a visual HTML editor, sometimes called WYSIWYG editor.

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SAML Service Provider - Critical - Access bypass - SA-CONTRIB-2020-006

SAML Service Provider - Critical - Access bypass - SA-CONTRIB-2020-006

Project: SAML Service Provider
Date: 2020-March-11
Security risk: Critical 15∕25
Vulnerability: Access bypass

Description

This module enables you to authenticate Drupal users using an external SAML Identity Provider.

If the site is configured to allow visitors to register for user accounts but administrator approval is required, the module doesn't sufficiently enforce the administrative approval requirement, in the case where the requesting user has already authenticated through SAML.

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Profile - Moderately critical - Access Bypass - SA-CONTRIB-2020-004

Profile - Moderately critical - Access Bypass - SA-CONTRIB-2020-004

Project: Profile
Date: 2020-February-19
Security risk: Moderately critical 14∕25
Vulnerability: Access Bypass

Description

The Profile module enables you to allow users to have configurable user profiles.

The module doesn't sufficiently check access when creating a user profile. Users with the "create profiles" permission could create profiles for any users.

Solution

Install the latest version:

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If not Drupal 8 then Backdrop - Upgrade your Drupal 7 website with AltaGrade!

If not Drupal 8 then definitely Backdrop!

Since its official release on January 5, 2011 for many years Drupal 7 had been the content management system of choice for the majority of the web-projects hosted on AltaGrade platform. However, the picture has been gradually changing after Drupal 7's end-of-life was announced to take place sometime in November 2021 with growing number of Drupal 8, Wordpress, Backdrop or other types of websites coming instead.

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WordPress 5.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.3.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 46 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below.

WordPress 5.3.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next major release will be version 5.4.

You can download WordPress 5.3.1 by clicking this link, or visit your WordPress website's Dashboard → Updates and click Update Now.

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Webform - Critical - Multiple vulnerabilities - SA-CONTRIB-2019-096

Webform - Critical - Multiple vulnerabilities - SA-CONTRIB-2019-096

Webform - Critical - Multiple vulnerabilities - SA-CONTRIB-2019-096
Project: Webform
Versions: 7.x-4.x, 7.x-3.x
Date: 2019-December-11
Security risk: Critical 15∕25 
Vulnerability: Multiple vulnerabilities

Description

This module enables you to create forms to collect information from users and report, analyze and distribute it by email.

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