Component Type: TYPO3 CMS
Release Date: February 23, 2016
Vulnerable subcomponent: Backend
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
Affected Versions: Versions 6.2.0 to 6.2.18
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:P/RL:O/RC:C
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: Failing to properly encode incoming data, the bookmark toolbar is susceptible to Cross-Site Scripting.
Solution: Update to TYPO3 version 6.2.19 that fixes the problem described.
Credits: Thanks to Filipe Reis who discovered and reported the issue.
General Advice: Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Guide. Please subscribe to the typo3-announce mailing list.
General Note: All security related code changes are tagged so that you can easily look them up on our review system.