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CVE-2017-6921 Detail

Current Description

In Drupal 8 prior to 8.3.4; The file REST resource does not properly validate some fields when manipulating files. A site is only affected by this if the site has the RESTful Web Services (rest) module enabled, the file REST resource is enabled and allows PATCH requests, and an attacker can get or register a user account on the site with permissions to upload files and to modify the file resource.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99222 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038781 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.drupal.org/forum/newsletters/security-advisories-for-drupal-core/2017-06-21/drupal-core-multiple Mitigation Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:drupal:drupal:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
8.0.0
Up to (excluding)
8.3.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6921
NVD Published Date:
01/15/2019
NVD Last Modified:
02/14/2019