Cross-site scripting in TYPO3 Caretaker

Published: 2017-12-25 15:34:15 | Updated: 2017-12-25
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID N/A
CVSSv3 5.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Caretaker
Vulnerable software versions Caretaker 0.8.0
Caretaker 0.7.7
Caretaker 0.7.6
Caretaker 0.7.5
Caretaker 0.7.4
Vendor URL TYPO3

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Remediation

Update to version 0.8.1.

External links

https://typo3.org/teams/security/security-bulletins/typo3-extensions/typo3-ext-sa-2017-020/

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