TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-008: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in extension Ameos Formidable (ameos_formidable)

June 07, 2012

Category: TYPO3 Extension
Author: Oliver Klee
Keywords: TYPO3, security, TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-008, extension, ameos_formidable

It has been discovered that the extension "Ameos Formidable" (ameos_formidable) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting.

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

Affected Versions: Version 1.1.373 and below

Vulnerability Type: Cross-site scripting

Severity: Medium

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

Release Date: June 7th, 2012

 

Problem Description: Failing to properly sanitize some field labels and form contents, ameos_formidable is susceptible to cross-site scripting.

Solution: An updated version 1.1.549 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/ameos_formidable/1.1.549/.

Credits: Thanks to TYPO3 Security Team member Oliver Klee who discovered and reported this issue.

 

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