Information Disclosure in extension "LDAP" (eu_ldap)

It has been discovered that the extension "LDAP" (eu_ldap) is susceptible to Information Disclosure.

Release Date: September 30, 2015

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

Affected Versions:  version 2.8.18 and below

Vulnerability Type: Information Disclosure

Severity: Low

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

Problem Description: The extension turns on PHP error output. When the ldap service is enabled in configuration for backend or frontend, PHP errors can be shown during login process, which would disclose the full server path.

Solution: Versions of this extension that are known to be vulnerable will no longer be available for download from the TYPO3 Extension Repository. The extension author is no longer maintaining this extension. Please uninstall and delete the extension folder from your installation.

Credits: Credits go to security team member Nicole Cordes 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.