Multiple vulnerabilities in TYPO3 DRC News Comment

Published: 2017-12-25 16:08:10
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
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]
8.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-79
CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software DRC News Comment
Vulnerable software versions DRC News Comment 1.0.7
DRC News Comment 1.0.6
DRC News Comment 1.0.5
DRC News Comment 1.0.4
DRC News Comment 1.0.3
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 1.0.8.

External links

https://typo3.org/teams/security/security-bulletins/typo3-extensions/typo3-ext-sa-2017-018/

2) Remote code execution

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted input and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 1.0.8.

External links

https://typo3.org/teams/security/security-bulletins/typo3-extensions/typo3-ext-sa-2017-018/

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