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Drupal Activism 6.x Access Bypass

Drupal Activism 6.x Access Bypass
Posted Aug 30, 2012
Authored by Sheldon Rampton | Site drupal.org

The Drupal Activism third party module version 6.x suffers from an access bypass vulnerability.

tags | advisory, bypass
MD5 | aca7a35c6b088a4c3b4661965faeffb3

Drupal Activism 6.x Access Bypass

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View online: http://drupal.org/node/1762160

* Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2012-129
* Project: Activism [1] (third-party module)
* Version: 6.x
* Date: 2012-08-29
* Security risk: Moderately critical [2]
* Exploitable from: Remote
* Vulnerability: Access Bypass

-------- DESCRIPTION
---------------------------------------------------------

The Activism module is an attempt to standardize the way online advocacy
tools are built in Drupal 6. It ships with and creates a "Campaign" content
type which is always viewable, even when an administrator unpublishes it or
otherwise restricts viewing access.

CVE: Requested

-------- VERSIONS AFFECTED
---------------------------------------------------

* Activism 6.x-2.0.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Activism [3]
module, there is nothing you need to do.

-------- SOLUTION
------------------------------------------------------------

Install the latest version:

* If you use the Activism module for Drupal 6.x, upgrade to Activism 6.x-2.1
[4]

Also see the Activism [5] project page.

-------- REPORTED BY
---------------------------------------------------------

* Sheldon Rampton [6]

-------- FIXED BY
------------------------------------------------------------

* Sheldon Rampton [7], the issue reporter
* Stella Power [8] of the Drupal Security Team

-------- COORDINATED BY
------------------------------------------------------

* Stella Power [9] of the Drupal Security Team

-------- CONTACT AND MORE INFORMATION
----------------------------------------

The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the
contact form at http://drupal.org/contact [10].

Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies [11], writing
secure code for Drupal [12], and securing your site [13].


[1] http://drupal.org/project/activism
[2] http://drupal.org/security-team/risk-levels
[3] http://drupal.org/project/activism
[4] http://drupal.org/node/1762152
[5] http://drupal.org/project/activism
[6] http://drupal.org/user/13085
[7] http://drupal.org/user/13085
[8] http://drupal.org/user/66894
[9] http://drupal.org/user/66894
[10] http://drupal.org/contact
[11] http://drupal.org/security-team
[12] http://drupal.org/writing-secure-code
[13] http://drupal.org/security/secure-configuration

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