84750 : Hotblocks Module for Drupal Recursively Embedded Hotblock Handling Infinite Loop Remote DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-08-15
Time to Patch
9 days

Description

Hotblocks Module for Drupal contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an error occurs during the handling of a hotblock that is recursively embedded in another hotblock. This will result in an infinite loop and a loss of availability for the program.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.x-1.8 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Justin Dodge
Hotblocks Module for Drupal
6.x-1.7

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-11-01 | Disagree?

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