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[Security-news] SA-CONTRIB-2012-075 - Take Control - Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

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* Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2012-075
* Project: Take Control [1] (third-party module)
* Version: 6.x
* Date: 2012-May-09
* Security risk: Critical [2]
* Exploitable from: Remote
* Vulnerability: Cross Site Request Forgery

-------- DESCRIPTION
---------------------------------------------------------

This module enables you to manage your Drupal file-system from within Drupal
itself.
The module does not sufficiently validate Ajax calls leading to possibility
of a Cross Site Request Forgery CSRF attack.
This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that the attacker must be able to
guess your Drupal file-system root path exactly. Further, if your site
follows the secure file-system permissions recommendations [3] and the
web-server account does not have write access to Drupal root, only
files/folders in Drupal's "files" directory are open to manipulation.

-------- VERSIONS AFFECTED
---------------------------------------------------

* Take Control 6.x-2.x versions prior to 6.x-2.2.

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Take Control
[4] module, there is nothing you need to do.

-------- SOLUTION
------------------------------------------------------------

Install the latest version:

* If you use the Take Control module for Drupal 6.x, upgrade to Take Control
6.x-2.2 [5]

Also see the Take Control [6] project page.

-------- REPORTED BY
---------------------------------------------------------

* Carl Wiedemann [7]

-------- FIXED BY
------------------------------------------------------------

* Rahul Singla [8] the module maintainer

-------- COORDINATED BY
------------------------------------------------------

* Greg Knaddison [9] of the Drupal Security Team
* Michael Hess [10] of the Drupal Security Team

-------- CONTACT AND MORE INFORMATION
----------------------------------------

The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the
contact form at http://drupal.org/contact [11].

Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies [12], writing
secure code for Drupal [13], and securing your site [14].


[1] http://drupal.org/project/take_control
[2] http://drupal.org/security-team/risk-levels
[3] http://drupal.org/node/244924
[4] http://drupal.org/project/take_control
[5] http://drupal.org/node/1243604
[6] http://drupal.org/project/take_control
[7] http://drupal.org/user/235047
[8] http://drupal.org/user/473356
[9] http://drupal.org/user/36762
[10] http://drupal.org/user/102818
[11] http://drupal.org/contact
[12] http://drupal.org/security-team
[13] http://drupal.org/writing-secure-code
[14] http://drupal.org/security/secure-configuration

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