AES module for Drupal information disclosure

aes-module-information-disclosure (65112) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

The AES module for Drupal could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the storing of the password of the previous logged in user. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Refer to SA-CONTRIB-2011-005 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • SA-CONTRIB-2011-005: AES encryption - Information disclosure.
  • BID-46116: Drupal AES Encryption Module Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2011-0899: The AES encryption module 7.x-1.4 for Drupal leaves certain debugging code enabled in release, which records the plaintext password of the last logged-in user and allows remote attackers to gain privileges as that user.
  • OSVDB ID: 70767: AES Module for Drupal Text File Direct Request User Password Disclosure
  • SA43185: Drupal AES Module Password Information Disclosure Security Issue

Platforms Affected:

  • Drupal AES module for Drupal 7.x-1.4
  • Drupal Drupal

Reported:

Feb 02, 2011

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