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[DSA840] DSA-840-1 drupal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Stefan Esser of the Hardened-PHP Project reported a serious vulnerability
in the third-party XML-RPC library included with some Drupal versions. An
attacker could execute arbitrary PHP code on a target site. This update
pulls in the latest XML-RPC version from upstream.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem since
no drupal is included.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your drupal package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-840
Threat Level: High
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