Following the 4-month release cycle, the Backdrop community has released the version 1.15 of Backdrop CMS.
The AltaGrade Blog
Security risk: Moderately critical 13∕25
Vulnerability: Cross site scripting
Radix is a base theme for Drupal, with Bootstrap 4, Sass, ES6 and BrowserSync built-in.
The module doesn't sufficiently filter menu titles when used in a dropdown in the main menu.
This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have permission to edit a menu title used in the main menu.
Install the latest version:
As we are approaching the year 2020 we would like to thank you for entrusting your Drupal, Backdrop and WordPress websites to us. We appreciate your business with AltaGrade and assure you that we will deliver more convenient features to our hosting platform and better enhancements to our ticket processing and billing portal in 2020.
Project: Drupal core Version: 8.8.x-dev, 8.7.x-dev, 7.x-dev Date: 2019-December-18 Security risk: Critical 17∕25 Vulnerability: Multiple vulnerabilities
Drupal Security team released important security updates for Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 which address a critical and three "moderately critical" vulnerabilities in its core system.
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.
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
This module enables you to create forms to collect information from users and report, analyze and distribute it by email.
Project: Smart Trim Version: 8.x-1.x Date: 2019-December-11 Security risk: Moderately critical Vulnerability: Cross site scripting
The Smart Trim module allows site builders additional control with text summary fields.
The module doesn't sufficiently filter text when certain options are selected.
This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have a role with the ability to create content on the site when certain options are selected for the trimmed output.
Projects: Multiple Date: 2019-November-13 Security risk: Critical Vulnerability: Unsupported
Drupal Security team released multiple security advisories earlier today, notifying the following contributed modules and themes have been marked as unsupported and therefore should be either fixed or uninstalled:
WordPress 5.3 with the improved block editor, named “Kirk” in honour of jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, has been released today and is available for download or update in your dashboard.
5.3 expands and refines the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. New features in the editor increase design freedoms, provide additional layout options and style variations to allow designers more control over the look of a site.
Project: Open Social
Security risk: Critical 15∕25
Vulnerability: Insecure Session Management
Open Social is a Drupal distribution for online communities. The included social_magic_login module doesn't sufficiently validate magic login URLs for user accounts that do not have a local password, but login via external systems. The lack of validation makes it possible for an adversary to forge valid login URLs and login to such an account.