Cool aid module for Drupal help messages security bypass

coolaid-helpmessages-security-bypass (73608) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Cool aid module for Drupal could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error related to editable help messages. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the application.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Refer to SA-CONTRIB-2012-025 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Cool aid Web Site: Cool aid; Editable help messages | drupal.org.
  • SA-CONTRIB-2012-025: Cool aid; Editable help messages - Multiple vulnerabilities.
  • BID-52232: Drupal Cool aid Module Cross Site Scripting and Access Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-1649: Cool Aid module before 6.x-1.9 for Drupal does not enforce access restrictions, which allows remote authenticated users with the administer coolaid permission to modify arbitrary pages via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 79772: Cool Aid Module for Drupal Unspecified Access Restriction Bypass
  • SA48196: Drupal Cool Aid Module Custom Help Messages Script Insertion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Drupal Cool aid module for Drupal 6.X-1.4
  • Drupal Drupal

Reported:

Feb 29, 2012

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