Drupal Security Advisories

Number: AV17-055
Date: 20 April 2017

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to Drupal security advisories.


Drupal has released an update to address a security vulnerability. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a user to bypass access controls if certain conditions are met.

Affected Versions:
Drupal 8 prior to 8.2.8 and 8.3.1
Drupal 7.x is not affected.

CVE Reference: CVE-2017-6919

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that owners/operators test and deploy the vendor released update or workaround to affected platforms accordingly.



Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
Fax: 613-998-9589
E-mail: ps.communications-communications.sp@canada.ca

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