ESB-2017.3250 - [Win][Linux] Drupal third-party module: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2017-12-21

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                               ESB-2017.3250
         me aliases - Highly critical - Arbitrary code execution -
                            SA-CONTRIB-2017-097
                             21 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Me Aliases (Drupal third-party module)
Publisher:         Drupal
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.drupal.org/sa-contrib-2017-097

Comment: The Drupal Security Team reports this issue as "highly critical".

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me aliases - Highly critical - Arbitrary code execution - SA-CONTRIB-2017-097

Project: me aliases
Date: 2017-December-20
Security risk: Highly critical 20/25
AC:Basic/A:None/CI:All/II:All/E:Theoretical/TD:All
Vulnerability: Arbitrary code execution
Description: 

'me' module provides shortcut paths to current user's pages, eg user/me, blog/
me, user/me/edit, tracker/me etc.

The way 'me' module handles URL arguments allows an attacker to execute
arbitrary code strings.

Solution: 

Install the latest version:

  * If you use the 'me' module for Drupal 7.x, upgrade to 'me' 7.x-1.3

Reported By: 
ross.linscott
Fixed By: 
Camilo Bravo
nohup
Michael Hess of the Drupal Security Team
Coordinated By: 
Michael Hess of the Drupal Security Team

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