Drupal up to 6.12 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Drupal (Content Management System). Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Forum module in Drupal 6.x before 6.13 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was presented 07/01/2009 (Website). The advisory is available at drupal.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-2373 since 07/08/2009. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 44795 (Debian DSA-1930-1 : drupal6 - several vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 5.7 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (51501) and Tenable (44795). See 48919, 48917, 48916 and 48915 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 44795
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-1930-1 : drupal6 - several vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 66210
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1930-1 (drupal6)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Drupal 5.7


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Product: drupal.org

Advisory: drupal.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2009-2373 (🔍)

X-Force: 51501
Vulnerability Center: 22944 - Drupal 6.0-6.13 Forum Module Remote Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 35548 - Drupal Cross-Site Scripting, Code Injection and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 35681 - Drupal Multiple Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
OSVDB: 55524 - Drupal Core Forum Module Unspecified XSS

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Created: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM
Updated: 08/12/2021 09:45 AM
Changes: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM (64), 02/12/2017 12:48 PM (13), 08/12/2021 09:45 AM (3)
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