Description

This module creates a new widget for taxonomy fields based on JQuery UI autocomplete.

The module doesn't sufficiently escape the entered taxonomy terms thereby exposing a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability. This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have the permission to edit a taxonomy field.

CVE identifier(s) issued

  • A CVE identifier will be requested, and added upon issuance, in accordance with Drupal Security Team processes.

Versions affected

  • Autocomplete Deluxe 7.x-2.x versions prior to 7.x-2.2.

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

Solution

Install the latest version:

Also see the Autocomplete Deluxe project page.

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Fixed by

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