• Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CONTRIB-2012-059
  • Project: Autosave (third-party module)
  • Version: 6.x, 7.x
  • Date: 2012-April-11
  • Security risk: Moderately critical
  • Exploitable from: Remote
  • Vulnerability: Cross Site Request Forgery


CVE: CVE-2012-2097

This module enables snapshots of your node edit form to be saved in the background while you are editing to help prevent the data from being lost.

The module doesn't sufficiently protect against a user being tricked into submitting saved results to a node.

Versions affected

  • Autosave 6.x versions prior to 6.x-2.10

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


Install the latest version:

  • If you use the Autosave module for Drupal 6.x, upgrade to Autosave 6.x-2.10

Also see the Autosave project page.

Reported by

  • Ryan Jud Hughes

Fixed by

Coordinated by

Contact and More Information

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Update: The title of original version of this advisory mis-categorized the vulnerability as a Cross Site Scripting vulnerability. As the body says, it is actually a Cross Site Request Forgery. The title was updated to reflect the actual type of issue.