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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Maxlength - Moderately critical - Cross Site Scripting -
10 October 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Drupal Maxlength
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
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Project:Â Maxlength 
Security risk:Â *Moderately critical* 13/25
Vulnerability:Â Cross Site Scripting
This module enables you to set a maximum length allowed on text fields and
indicate how many characters are left.
The module doesn't sufficiently filter strings leading to a Cross Site
Scripting (XSS) vulnerability.
This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact the malicious script will not be
triggered in the browser of UID 1 nor any user with "Bypass maxlength
Install the latest version:
* If you use the Maxlength module for Drupal 7.x, upgrade to Maxlength
Also see the Maxlength  project page.
* Yonatan Offek 
* Yonatan Offek 
* Aron Novak 
* Daniel Wehner 
* Greg Knaddison  Drupal Security Team member
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