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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Drupal Vendors:   drupal.org
Drupal Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036130
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036130
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6211, CVE-2016-6212   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 14 2016
Original Entry Date:  Jun 18 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.x prior to 7.44, 8.x prior to 8.1.3
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Drupal. A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges. A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can invoke contributed or custom code that performs a rebuild of the user profile form to cause a target user to be granted all user rolls, including administrative access [CVE-2016-6211]. Version 7.x is affected.

alfaguru reported this vulnerability.

A remote authenticated user without the 'View content count' permission can exploit a flaw in the Views module to view the number of hits collected by the Statistics module for results in the view [CVE-2016-6212]. Version 8.x is affected.

Nickolay Leshchev reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote authenticated user without the 'View content count' permission can view the number of hits collected by the Statistics module for results in the view.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.44, 8.1.3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2016-002

Vendor URL:  www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2016-002 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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