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vulnerability note 26704

Drupal NewsFlash: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Drupal NewsFlash, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted software: Drupal Modules ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: client access/rights.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 12/07/2018.
Références of this announce: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2018-049, VIGILANCE-VUL-26704.

Description of the vulnerability

The NewsFlash 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 NewsFlash, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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