Creative Commons module for Drupal License Description cross-site scripting

creativecommons-licensedescription-xss (75180) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Creative Commons module for Drupal is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input related to text describing licenses. A remote authenticated attacker 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:

Refer to SA-CONTRIB-2012-062 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Creative Commons Web Site: Creative Commons | drupal.org.
  • SA-CONTRIB-2012-062 : Creative Commons - Cross Site Scripting (XSS).
  • BID-53248: Drupal Creative Commons Module Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-2297: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Creative Commons module 6.x-1.x before 6.x-1.1 for Drupal allow remote authenticated users with the administer creative commons permission to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) creativecommons_user_message or (2) creativecommons_site_license_additional_text parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 81551: Creative Commons Module for Drupal License Description XSS
  • SA48937: Drupal Creative Commons Module License Description Script Insertion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Drupal Creative Commons module for Drupal 6.X-1.0
  • Drupal Drupal

Reported:

Apr 25, 2012

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