2008-4792 | Drupal Access Restriction access control (XFDB-45761 / 34389)
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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Drupal 5.0 up to 6.4 (Content Management System). Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Access Restriction. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was presented 10/29/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at drupal.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2008-4792 since 10/29/2008. The attack may be launched remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 34389 (FreeBSD : drupal — multiple vulnerabilities (12efc567-9879-11dd-a5e7-0030843d3802)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 5.7 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0
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Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: Drupal 5.7
CVE: CVE-2008-4792 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 27499 – Drupal Remote Bypass Restrictions Vulnerability via Modified Field Values, Medium
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