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                    ESB-2008.0050 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
Drupal Meta Tags / Nodewords (third-party module) Arbitrary Code Execution
                              15 January 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              Nodewords
Publisher:            Drupal
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated

Original Bulletin:    http://drupal.org/node/209759

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- ------------SA-2008-008 - META TAGS - ARBITRARY CODE EXECUTION------------

  * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-2008-008

  * Project: Meta tags / Nodewords (third-party module)

  * Version: 5.x-1.6

  * Date: 2007-January-14

  * Security risk: Highly critical

  * Exploitable from: Remote

  * Vulnerability: Arbitrary code execution

- ------------DESCRIPTION------------

The Meta tags module, also known as Nodewords, adds HTML META tags to node,
panel and view pages. If the site is configured to allow images in the body of
any node type, any user that can create this node type is able to execute
arbitrary code on the server.

- ------------VERSIONS AFFECTED------------

  * Meta tags for Drupal 5.x, version Metatags 5.x-1.6

Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Meta tags
module, there is nothing you need to do. 

- ------------SOLUTION------------

Install the latest version:

  * If you use Drupal 5.x upgrade to Meta tags 5.x-1.7 [
http://drupal.org/node/208827 ].

See also the Meta tags project page [ http://drupal.org/project/nodewords ]. 

- ------------REPORTED BY------------

Robrecht Jacques [ http://drupal.org/user/22598 ], the Meta tags maintainer. 

- ------------CONTACT------------

The security contact for Drupal can be reached at security at drupal.org or via
the form at [ http://drupal.org/contact ].
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