After successfully calling the "Contact.create" API, the caller could receive a list of all fields relating to the contact -- including a sensitive field that normally has restricted access. In some contexts, leaking the sensitive field could allow an attacker to access CiviCRM as the targeted user.
- 4.7.20 and earlier
- 4.6.28 and earlier
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Thomas Schüttler of Oxfam for reporting the issue
Tim Otten of CiviCRM for fixing the issue