Software update: Drupal 7.60 / 8.5.8 / 8.6.2




Updates have appeared for versions 7 , 8.5 and 8.6 of Drupal, which need to fix various vulnerabilities. Drupal is a php-written, user-friendly and powerful content management platform with which, for example, websites can be created. It is simple enough for a novice user, but powerful enough to build a more complex website. The program includes a content management platform and a development framework. Below are the vulnerabilities that have been addressed in Advisory SA-CORE-2018-006 .

Content moderation – Moderately critical – Access bypass – Drupal 8
In some conditions, content moderation fails to check a users’ access to certain transitions, leading to an access bypass.

External URL injection through URL aliases – Moderately Critical – Open Redirect – Drupal 7 and Drupal 8
The path module allows users with the ‘administer paths’ to create pretty URLs for content. In certain circumstances the user can enter a particular path that triggers an open redirect to a malicious url.

Anonymous Open Redirect – Moderately Critical – Open Redirect – Drupal 8
Drupal core and contributed modules frequently use a “destination” query string parameter in URLs to redirect users to complete the current page. Under certain circumstances, malicious users can use this parameter to construct a URL that will trick users into being redirected to a third party website, providing users with potential social engineering attacks.

Injection in DefaultMailSystem :: mail () – Critical – Remote Code Execution – Drupal 7 and Drupal 8
When sending email some variables were not sanitized for shell arguments, which could lead to remote code execution.

Contextual Links validation – Critical – Remote Code Execution – Drupal 8
The Contextual Links module does not validate the requested contextual links. This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that access contextual links.
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Version number 7.60 / 8.5.8 / 8.6.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Script language
License type GPL


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