Hierarchical Select module for Drupal unspecifed cross-site scripting

hierarchicalselect-unspecified-xss (60158) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Hierarchical Select module for Drupal is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of unspecified user-supplied input. A remote attacker with administer taxonomy permissions could exploit this vulnerability 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: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Drupal Hierarchical Select (5.x-3.2 or later or 6.x-3.2 or later), available from the Drupal Web site. See References.

References:

  • Drupal.org Web site: Hierarchical Select | drupal.org.
  • SA-CONTRIB-2010-072: Hierarchical Select - Cross Site Scripting.
  • BID-41450: Drupal Hierarchical Select Module Multiple Unspecified HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-2724: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Hierarchical Select module 5.x before 5.x-3.2 and 6.x before 6.x-3.2 for Drupal allows remote authenticated users, with administer taxonomy permissions, to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors in the hierarchical_select form.
  • OSVDB ID: 66117: Hierarchical Select Module for Drupal Unspecified XSS
  • SA40440: Drupal Hierarchical Select Module Script Insertion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Drupal Hierarchical Select module for Drupal 5.x-3.1
  • Drupal Hierarchical Select module for Drupal 6.x-3.1

Reported:

Jul 07, 2010

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