Date: 
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Security risk: 
Moderately Critical
Advisory ID: 
BACKDROP-SA-CONTRIB-2019-010
Vulnerability: 
Access bypass
Versions affected: 
  • Tablefield 1.x-2.x.x versions prior to 1.x-2.5.5

This module allows you to attach tabular data to any fieldable entity like a node, user, or term.

Access bypass

There's no access check for users with the "Export Tablefield Data as CSV" permission. They are able to export data from unpublished nodes or otherwise inaccessible entities.

This vulnerability is mitigated by the fact that an attacker must have a role with the permission 'Export Tablefield Data as CSV'.

Solution: 

Update to the latest version of the Tablefield module:

Reported By: 
Fixed By: 
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