Debian DSA-3897-1 : drupal7 - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101034


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Drupal, a fully-featured content management framework. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues :

- CVE-2015-7943 Samuel Mortenson and Pere Orga discovered that the overlay module does not sufficiently validate URLs prior to displaying their contents, leading to an open redirect vulnerability.

More information can be found at

- CVE-2017-6922 Greg Knaddison, Mori Sugimoto and iancawthorne discovered that files uploaded by anonymous users into a private file system can be accessed by other anonymous users leading to an access bypass vulnerability.

More information can be found at


Upgrade the drupal7 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 7.32-1+deb8u9.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 7.52-2+deb9u1. For the stable distribution (stretch), CVE-2015-7943 was already fixed before the initial release.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101034

File Name: debian_DSA-3897.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/26

Updated: 2019/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:drupal7, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7943, CVE-2017-6922

DSA: 3897