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Project: CKEditor - WYSIWYG HTML editor Date: 2020-March-18 Security risk: Moderately critical 11∕25 Vulnerability: Cross site scripting
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.
Project: Drupal core Versions: 8.8.x-dev, 8.7.x-dev Date: 2020-March-18 Security risk: Moderately critical 13∕25 Vulnerability: Third-party library
The Drupal project uses the third-party library CKEditor, which has released a security improvement that is needed to protect some Drupal configurations.
Project: SAML Service Provider Date: 2020-March-11 Security risk: Critical 15∕25 Vulnerability: Access bypass
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.
Project: Profile Date: 2020-February-19 Security risk: Moderately critical 14∕25 Vulnerability: Access Bypass
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.
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Project: Views Bulk Operations (VBO) Date: 2020-February-05 Security risk: Moderately critical 12∕25 Vulnerability: Access bypass
Views Bulk Operations provides enhancements to running bulk actions on views.
The module contains an access bypass vulnerability that might allow users to execute views actions that they should not have access to.
This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that it only occurs in the case of customised action access (by means of hook_action_info_alter).
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.
Following the 4-month release cycle, the Backdrop community has released the version 1.15 of Backdrop CMS.
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.
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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.