80079 : CKEditor / FCKeditor Module for Drupal AJAX Callback Filter XSS Protection Bypass
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CKEditor / FCKeditor Module for Drupal contains a flaw in the AJAX callback filter. The filter is designed to block specific blocks of text to prevent XSS attacks. There are a number of flaws in the filter that may allow an attacker to craft an XSS string that will bypass the filter.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related


Upgrade FCKeditor to version 6.x-2.3 or higher and CKEditor to version 6.x-1.9 or 7.x-1.7 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Wiktor Walc
CKEditor Module for Drupal
FCKeditor Module for Drupal



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-09-05 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0


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