SQL Injection vulnerability in extension wt_directory (wt_directory)

It has been discovered that the extension "wt_directory" (wt_directory) is susceptible to SQL Injection

Release Date: June 15, 2015

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

Affected Versions:  version 1.4.1 and below

Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection

Severity: High

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

CVE: not assigned yet

Problem Description: Failing to properly sanitize user-supplied input, the extension is vulnerable to SQL-Injection.

Solution: An updated version 1.4.2 is available from the TYPO3 Extension Manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/wt_directory/1.4.2/t3x/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible. Please note: The extension author is no longer maintaining this extension. Therefore it is marked as obsolete and should not longer be used.

Credits: Credits go to Marc Bastian Heinrichs 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 to receive future Security Bulletins via E-mail.