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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A vulnerability has been identified in Image (Drupal third-party module)
24 December 2010
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Image (Drupal third-party module)
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
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SA-CONTRIB-2010-113 - Image - Cross Site Scripting
Posted by Drupal Security Team on December 22, 2010 at 9:25pm
* Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2010-113
* Project: Image (third-party module)
* Version: 5.x, 6.x
* Date: 2010-December-22
* Security risk: Critical
* Exploitable from: Remote
* Vulnerability: Cross Site Scripting
The Image module project contains supplemental modules, one of which, Image
gallery, allows users to create and maintain galleries of image nodes using
The Image gallery module does not sanitize some user-supplied data before
displaying it, leading to a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability which can
be used by a malicious user to gain full administrative access.
Mitigating factors: In order to exploit this vulnerability the Image gallery
module must be enabled and the attacker must have the ability to edit or
create image galleries.
* Image module for Drupal 6.x prior to 6.x-1.1
* Image module for Drupal 5.x prior to 5.x-2.0
* Image module for Drupal 5.x prior to 5.x-1.10
Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Image module
there is nothing you need to do.
Install the latest version:
* If you use Image for Drupal 6.x upgrade to Image 6.x-1.1.
* If you use Image 5.x-2.0-alpha5 or lower for Drupal 5.x upgrade to
* If you use Image 5.x-1.9 or lower for Drupal 5.x upgrade to Image
See also the Image project page.
Justin Klein Keane
* sun, module maintainer
* joachim, module maintainer
* Justin Klein Keane
The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the
form at http://drupal.org/contact.
Learn more about the team and their policies, writing secure code for Drupal,
and secure configuration of your site.
Categories: Security advisories for contributed projects , Drupal 5.x, Drupal
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