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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2014-8747

Drupal Commons: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Drupal Commons, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: Drupal Modules ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/02/2014.
Identifiers: BID-65524, CVE-2014-8747, DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2014-020, VIGILANCE-VUL-14246.

Description of the vulnerability

The Commons module can be installed on Drupal.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Drupal Commons, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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