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Secunia Security Advisory 48355

Secunia Security Advisory 48355
Posted Mar 15, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in the Views Language Switcher module for Drupal, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

tags | advisory, xss
MD5 | aa774e6b492b95603fe2709b6ed32451

Secunia Security Advisory 48355

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TITLE:
Drupal Views Language Switcher Module "q" Cross-Site Scripting
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA48355

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/48355/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48355

RELEASE DATE:
2012-03-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/48355/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/48355/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48355

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Views Language Switcher
module for Drupal, which can be exploited by malicious people to
conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input passed to the "q" parameter is not properly sanitised in
theme/views_lang_switch.theme.inc before being returned to the user.
This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a
user's browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 7.x-1.2.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 7.x-1.2.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
SA-CONTRIB-2012-038:
http://drupal.org/node/1482420

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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