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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                    ESB-2008.0103 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
                  Secure Site Drupal module vulnerability
                              6 February 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Secure Site 5.x-1.0 Drupal Module
                      Secure Site 4.7.x-1.0 Drupal Module
Publisher:            Drupal
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Access Confidential Data
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2008-0568

Original Bulletin:    http://drupal.org/node/216019

Revision History:     February 6 2008: Added CVE
                      January 31 2008: Initial Release

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- ------------SA-2008-011 - SECURESITE - ACCESS BYPASS------------

  * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-2008-011

  * Project: Secure Site (third-party module)

  * Version: 5.x-1.0, 4.7.x-1.0

  * Date: 2008-January-30

  * Security risk: Moderately critical

  * Exploitable from: Remote

  * Vulnerability: Access bypass

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

The Secure Site module provides functions for placing your site behind HTTP
based authentication.

The module contains a flaw that allows an attacker who is behind the same proxy
as a logged in user, to access the site as if the attacker is the user.

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

  * Secure Site for Drupal 5.x and 4.7.x.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Secure Site
module, there is nothing you need to do.

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

Install the latest version:

  * If you use Drupal 5.x upgrade to Secure Site 5.x-1.1 [
http://drupal.org/node/216054 ].

  * If you use Drupal 4.7.x upgrade to Secure Site 4.7.x-1.1 [
http://drupal.org/node/216053 ].

See also the Secure Site project page [ http://drupal.org/project/securesite ].

Since the IP-authentication feature proved to be beyond fixing it was removed
from the new releases.

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

Tim Altman [ http://drupal.org/user/7006 ]

- ------------CONTACT------------

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

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