Drupal up to 5.10 Access Restriction access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Drupal up to 5.10 (Content Management System). Affected is an unknown functionality of the component Access Restriction. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The core upload module in Drupal 5.x before 5.11 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended access restrictions and read "files attached to content" via unknown vectors.

The weakness was released 10/29/2008 (Website). The advisory is available at drupal.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2008-4790 since 10/29/2008. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 5.7 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (45758). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 44769, 44768, 44767 and 44765.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.5
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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OpenVAS ID: 800123
OpenVAS Name: Drupal Core Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Drupal 5.7


10/09/2008 🔍
10/29/2008 +20 days 🔍
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10/29/2008 +0 days 🔍
03/17/2015 +2330 days 🔍
10/13/2018 +1306 days 🔍


Product: drupal.org

Advisory: drupal.org
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2008-4790 (🔍)
X-Force: 45758 - Upload module for Drupal security bypass
Secunia: 32200 - Drupal Upload and Node Module API Security Bypass, Less Critical

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Created: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM
Updated: 10/13/2018 08:47 AM
Changes: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM (55), 10/13/2018 08:47 AM (6)
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