TYPO3-EXT-SA-2013-009: Several vulnerabilities in extension Apache Solr for TYPO3 (solr)
September 25, 2013
It has been discovered that the extension "Apache Solr for TYPO3" (solr) is vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting and Insecure Unserialize.
Release Date: September 25, 2013
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: Version 2.8.2 and below
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting and Insecure Unserialize
Problem Description: Failing to properly sanitize user-supplied input the extension is open to Cross-Site Scripting and Insecure Unserialize.
Solution: An updated version 2.8.3 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/solr/2.8.3/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits: Credits go to Gerrit Venema, Michel Tremblay and TYPO3 Security Team Member Georg Ringer who discovered the issues.