Debian Security Advisory

DLA-550-1 drupal7 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 Jul 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6211.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a vulnerability existed in the user module in drupal7, a content management framework.

If some specific contributed or custom code triggers a rebuild of the user profile form, a registered user can be granted all user roles on the site. This would typically result in the user gaining administrative access.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in drupal7 version 7.14-2+deb7u14.

We recommend that you upgrade your drupal7 packages.