The Search API Sorts module allows the site administrator to configure custom sort options for their search results and expose the control interface via the core block system.

The module doesn't sufficiently sanitise the name of the sort option which is displayed to users.

This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have a role with permission 'administer search_api'.

CVE identifier(s) issued

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

Versions affected

  • Search API Sorts 7.x-1.x versions prior to 7.x-1.7

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


Install the latest version:

Also see the Search API sorts project page.

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