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What's the meaning of [Drupal 10.0.x will receive security coverage until December 2023.] in release note [closed]

What's the meaning of [Drupal 10.0.x will receive security coverage until December 2023.] in release note. Can I continue to use Drupal 10.0.x after December 2023, is there any problem that I need to ...
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Implement anti-CSRF tokens into all requests to add protection from cross-site request forgery attacks

Is there any module or technique to implement anti-CSRF tokens into all requests in Drupal 9 for anonymous users?
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Why does Drupal harden permissions of the /web/sites/default directory and files?

I understand that Drupal hardens permissions of the /web/sites/default directory and its files, each time that the system_requirements() function is called, typically after each composer require ...
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Am I hardening the permissions in settings.php correctly?

Last month, I encountered an issue where I could not edit settings.php as it was read-only. I asked this question and learned how to change the permissions to edit the file, and then harden them again....
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How do I edit settings.php when it is read-only?

I have a Drupal 10 site that I just installed for the first time. I am very new to Drupal, and I haven't done anything to this site except install it and set up basic details like the site name, ...
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SQL injection POST attacks

Just found hundreds of POST requests to user registration pages on Drupal site. No users are being registered but these requests are still getting 200 status from Drupal. Are these requests doing any ...
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Modules are not updating to the latest version

I have some websites in the drupal. I need to update the security modules in the old version to the latest version. The list of security modules I tried to attempt is as below 1)colorbox (current - v2....
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After any Composer command, does Composer or core set (or harden) the file permissions?

After any Composer command (for example, composer create-project, composer require, and composer update), does Composer or Drupal set (or harden) the file permissions?
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How can I prevent a page with PHP content getting flagged in Security Review "Dangerous tags in content" check?

I am using Drupal 7. I have a page that has a PHP body that I know does not have any dangerous tags. According to the README.txt file in Security Review I need to add this to the "...
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How can I control node access based on entity reference to multiple users

I have multiple uses for this functionality now but mainly for a private message system. What I want to do: Configure a content type with an entity reference to users Create nodes of that type and ...
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Getting error "PHP files in the Drupal files directory can be executed." in Security Review v.7.x-1.3

I am on Drupal 7.92. When I run Security Review I get the error "PHP files in the Drupal files directory can be executed." in Security Review v.7.x-1.3. The sites/default/files directory is ...
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refresh form_token with refresh page

Unfortunately, the form_token does not change when I refresh the form pages. Doesn't this cause abuse and security risks? Can anyone explain what Drupal does for CSRF in all its forms? Thanks
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How can I encrypt user-submitted content per user for a content type?

Let's say I have a website where people keep a personal diary (diary content type). I have configured permissions so that each user can only read, write, and view his/her own diary. Users can create ...
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security updates reported but not actually available (recommended==installed)

I installed Drupal 9.3.6. At /admin/reports/status, I see the error: There are security updates available for one or more of your modules or themes and at /admin/modules/update, two modules are ...
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Drupal Commerce Product Variation SQL Injection Vulnerability

A PCI scan on my site is saying that there is a SQL Injection vulnerability. But where it seems to be indicating it is on pretty basic Commerce functionality. When visiting a product variation page ...
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How can I allow users to change their email addresses without a password with JSON:API?

I have an Ionic React app and I want to allow users to change their email addresses. However, when I try to change the email address in a PATCH request, I get the following error: { "jsonapi&...
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Is it a valid approach to have a different CSP based on login state and browser?

I'm currently working on improving the security of a Drupal 8 site by implementing a Content Security Policy. As this is still new to me, I would like to get some input on my strategy. Relevant base ...
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Do I need the trusted host setting?

Do I need the trusted host setting for a Drupal 7 site? If so how do I configure it? I noticed that Backdrop CMS has it in their settings file.
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For which tables should the MariaDB user have CRUD permissions for browsing the site?

I'm trying to lock down the database on my Drupal 9 install so that people can browse the website, but can't write to it. I have 2 users in MariaDB with access to the database. I want to set one ...
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Do I need to set up public files directory for multi-sites differently?

I had some Drupal installations which I merged into a multi-site installation. When they were single installations, I created a files in the root directory and set the system permissions for the ...
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What is the specific security implication with the permission "Select method for cancelling account"

Below the permission "Select method for cancelling account" there is the following hint: Warning: Give to trusted roles only; this permission has security implications. I understand that ...
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Does the login-link users receive upon registration actually expire?

I'm trying to expand the duration for the expiration of the one-time-login for the initial registration process: the user clicks on "create new account" after filling name and email and ...
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Use read-only database user to minimize security risks

I want to phase out an old, unmaintained Drupal 6 page. The website should still stay online, but should be read-only. I want to change the database user so that it only has read privileges. I don't ...
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How to restrict access to specific php file to only athenticated users

I manually made a php file that has the ability to connect to the database and create table entries, it works fine, but now the problem is that if I leave it there, anyone will be able to access it to ...
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403 Error - Unable to create Paragraphs via REST with ?_format=hal_json

Trying to add paragraphs via REST to the earlier created node. I've installed the Paragraphs Type Permissions module, enabled the following permissions for my REST user's role Text: Create content ...
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Database password revealed in PHP error_log?

Noticed some errors while updating to Drupal 8.9.11. As I'm reviewing I come across the following. Replaced the actual password with PASSWORD below. Is this intentional or a bug? I can't see why the ...
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How do I hide the core version to the outside world?

I was bothered in knowing with whatcms.org a version can be given for drupal 8, even a minor version - no minor version, instead, when I tried with a drupal 7. Curiously enough in my case, I got a ...
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Why am I getting an error message in my dashboard for unprotected private files?

I have a site with Drupal 8.9 Why am I getting an error message in my dashboard for unprotected private files ? When I go to the link it says this is for Drupal 6 and 7. PRIVATE FILES DIRECTORY Not ...
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Sanitization of the q parameter

I'm using Drupal 7. My question regards the sanitization of the "q" parameter. We know about SQL injection, so I was wondering if this parameter may be a vector for this kind of security ...
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What's The Security Implications for "Send arbitrary files" in Permissions

For my webforms, I want to receive attachments, when I receive an email. I had issues receiving them until I set the permissions for Anonymous User to allow them to use "Send arbitrary files"...
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Decoupled Drupal - Security [closed]

I am running a Drupal 8.9.2 site as a content repository accessed via an Angular 8 app. So there is one administrator who uses the Drupal interface to write content / upload files eccc.... and ...
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Error: Private files directory not fully protected

I received the following error in my Drupal 8 status report: PRIVATE FILES DIRECTORY Not fully protected See https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2013-003 for information about the recommended .htaccess ...
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Understanding the Basic Context of Trusted Hosts [duplicate]

I got the trusted host settings error. The trusted_host_patterns setting is not configured in settings.php. This can lead to security vulnerabilities. It is highly recommended that you configure ...
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How do I implement access checks based on referring nodes in the grants system?

Following a suggestion in another thread here I'm trying to rewrite the access restrictions that I developed using hook_node_access (and that are working well, so far) in Drupal's grant system (i.e. ...
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Error when updating 8.7.12 to 8.8.5 [duplicate]

When I update my 8.7.12 site to 8.8.5 I get the following error: Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined method Drupal\Core\Installer\InstallerKernel::installationAttempted() in /usr/www/...
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Security review: Some files and directories in your install are writable by the server

I am running Drupal 8 on a vps running latest ispconfig/apache fastCGI. Security review module reports: "Some files and directories in your install are writable by the server." and basically lists ...
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Is 8.6.18 insecure? Will there be 8.6.19 etc.?

I have a custom module that I think requires Drupal 8.6.x. Is Drupal core 8.6.18 insecure? Will more 8.6.x versions be released?
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MYSQL injections: Are they a threat?

For a while now, all my Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 instances have been under constant attack from South America or Asia, where the attacker is trying to infiltrate Drupal with MySQL injections. The ...
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Make a password security check for the register form

I have a register form that is output in a controller using the following code. $form = $this->getUserProfileForm(); return [ '#theme' => 'maubl_user_inscription', '#form' =&...
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What is x-speed-cache-key? What is its purpose?

Our drupal site was pentested. The pentest report labeled an action involving the header X-Speed-Cache-Key as a security concern. The finding stated: Arbitrary parameters supplied to the query ...
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The security danger of publicly exposing an upload field

On older drupal 7 websites I once faced security patches for the webform module, because file upload fields were considered insecure. There was en exploit where people could end up uploading .html ...
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Drupal and security hardening - PHP chmod

I am struggling with the following case with Drupal and PHP hardening on an Red Hat Linux infrastructure. For drupal installation a user has been created. All the files and directories are owned by ...
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Drush or Drupal console command to list modules with security updates?

Is there a command for Drupal 8.x that shows available updates? I added forms_steps 1.1 that has an SA and a security update required in the Web UI, which is saying to update to 1.2 I tried drush pm:...
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fix-permissions.sh for Drupal 8

With Drupal 7, when I upload a project from local to server, I usually run fix-permisions shell script to change owner and permissions of folder/files. Is provided in : https://www.drupal.org/node/...
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How can I import a local database remotely without having a local database copy?

I am working on database security and with using Drupal we have daily backups from a cloud server which we access remotely. What I normally do is grab a daily DB copy from the cloud server, move the ...
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Node field not sanitize on render

I have a form for users who want to add new content on my Drupal 8 website. I render node field on a twig template : {{ node_field_title.value }} But field are not sanitized by Drupal. Is it the ...
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How to generate my own patches to update core for security when fuerstnet.de's "Drupal upgrade the easy way" page is out of date?

For Drupal 7, under the current host I'm using (which doesn't provide things like drush), I've found that patching is the easiest approach to updating core. However, the commonly-referenced page which ...
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Configuring Fail2ban for the r4032login module

Recently, I installed fail2ban on my server to help prevent bots from abusing the site. I have the r4032login module installed and it is writing to the log, but it is using HTTP status 302 for the ...
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How to prevent Cross Site Scripting when input using "Full HTML" mode of CKEditor

I am using Drupal version 8.3.7 and ckeditor 4.11.3. I create a basic page contains some scripts as following: In the detail page, I can see that the script in onmouseover="alert('222222')" is ...
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Where can we store 3rd party application passwords?

I've written a Drupal 8 custom module that communicates with 3rd party APIs which need authentication. I have an application username and password for those APIs which I need to store somewhere. I can ...
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