TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-007: SQL Injection vulnerability in extension Basic SEO Features (seo_basics)

June 07, 2012

Category: TYPO3 Extension
Author: Markus Bucher
Keywords: TYPO3, security, TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-007, extension, seo_basics

It has been discovered that the extension "Basic SEO Features" (seo_basics) is vulnerable to SQL Injection.

Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.

Affected Versions: Version 0.8.2 and below

Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection

Severity: High

Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC (What's that?)

Release Date: June 7, 2012

 

Problem Description: Failing to properly sanitize user input, seo_basics is susceptible to SQL Injection.

Solution: An updated version 0.8.3 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/seo_basics/0.8.3/t3x/.

Credits: Thanks to TYPO3 Security Team member Susanne Moog who discovered and reported this issue.

 

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