Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal node and user references cross-site scripting

cck-node-user-xss (49317) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the node edit form feature. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using titles of candidate-referenced nodes or names of candidate-referenced users to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2009-013 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2009-013: SA-CONTRIB-2009-013 CCK - Cross site scripting.
  • BID-34172: Content Construction Kit (CCK) Drupal Module User and Node References HTML Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-1069: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the node edit form feature in Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) 6.x before 6.x-2.2, a module for Drupal, allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) titles of candidate referenced nodes in the Node reference sub-module and the (2) names of candidate referenced users in the User reference sub-module.
  • OSVDB ID: 52783: Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) Node Reference Sub-module Candidate Title XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 52784: Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) User Reference Sub-module Candidate Name XSS
  • SA34370: Drupal Content Construction Kit Script Insertion Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-1.0 alpha
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc10
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc9
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc8
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc7
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc5
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc4
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc3
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc2
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc1
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 beta
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.0 rc6
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit (CCK) module for Drupal 6.x-2.1

Reported:

Mar 18, 2009

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