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Drupal Access Control Flaw in Symfony HttpFoundation Component Lets Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041405
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-14773   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 1 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.x prior to 8.5.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Drupal. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted 'X-Original-URL' or 'X-Rewrite-URL' HTTP header value to override the path in the request URL to potentially bypass access restrictions and cause the target system to render a different URL.

The vulnerability resides in the 3rd party Symfony HttpFoundation component.

Michael Cullum reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass URL-based access controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.5.6).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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