Cross-site scripting in TYPO3 Caretaker

Published: 2017-12-25 15:34:15 | Updated: 2017-12-25 15:37:17
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 5.2 [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]
CVE ID N/A
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
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
Advisory type Public

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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