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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                    ESB-2008.0375 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
                  Drupal - Simple access - Access bypass
                               10 April 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Simple Access for Drupal 5.x
Publisher:            Drupal Core
Operating System:     Windows
                      UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Inappropriate Access
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated

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- ------------SA-2008-025 - SIMPLE ACCESS - ACCESS BYPASS------------

  * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-2008-025

  * Project: Simple access (third-party module)

  * Version: 5.x-1.*

  * Date: 2008-April-09

  * Security risk: Moderately critical

  * Exploitable from: Remote

  * Vulnerability: Access bypass

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

The Simple Access module is a node access module that allows administrators to
make some nodes private and/or editable by certain user roles.

The module contains a flaw that results in the privacy information for a node
being lost under certain conditions.  These conditions are usually triggered via
the interaction with other modules, such as Node clone [
http://drupal.org/project/node_clone ] or Project issue tracking [
http://drupal.org/project/project_issue ].

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

  * Simple access for Drupal 5.x up to and including version 5.x-1.2-2

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

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

Install the latest version:
Simple access 5.x-1.3 [ http://drupal.org/node/244565 ]

See also the Simple access project page [
http://drupal.org/project/simple_access ]. 

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

Derek Wright [ http://drupal.org/user/46549 ] of the Drupal Security Team.

- ------------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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