Drupal 7.x < 7.75 Remote Code Execution

high Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 112665
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Drupal 7.x < 7.75 Remote Code Execution


According to its self-reported version, the instance of Drupal running on the remote web server is 7.0.x prior to 7.75, 8.8.x prior to 8.8.12, 8.9.x prior to 8.9.10 or 9.0.x prior to 9.0.9. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution due to the PEAR Archive_Tar library used by Drupal.

Note that the scanner has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update to Drupal version 7.75 or latest.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112665

Type: remote

Published: 11/30/2020

Updated: 10/7/2021

Scan Template: scan, pci, api

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-28948


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:drupal:drupal:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/19/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-28948, CVE-2020-28949