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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 products: Drupal Modules ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 12/07/2018.
Identifiers: 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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