Views – Moderately Critical – Access Bypass – SA-CONTRIB-2017-022

Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2017-022
Project: Views (third-party module)
Version: 7.x
Date: 2017-February-22
Security risk: 10/25 ( Moderately Critical) AC:Complex/A:None/CI:Some/II:None/E:Theoretical/TD:Uncommon
Vulnerability: Access bypass
The Views module allows site builders to create listings of various data in the Drupal database.
The Views module fails to add the required query tags to listings of Taxonomy Terms, which could cause private data stored on Taxonomy Terms to be leaked to users without permision to view it.
This is mitigated by the fact that a View must exist that lists Taxonomy Terms which contain private data. If all the data on Taxonomy Terms is public or there are no applicable Views, then your site is unaffected.

CVE identifier(s) issued
A CVE identifier will be requested, and added upon issuance, in accordance with Drupal Security Team processes.
Versions affected
views 7.x-3.x versions prior to 7.x-3.15.
Drupal core is not affected. If you do not use the contributed Views module, there is nothing you need to do.
Install the latest version:
If you

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