Release Date: September 30, 2015
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: version 1.7.2 and below
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Request Forgery
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:U/RC:C (What's that?)
Problem Description: The extension fails to provide CSRF protection.
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 failed in providing a security fix for the reported vulnerability in a decent amount of time. Please uninstall and delete the extension from your installation.
Note: In general the TYPO3 Security Team recommends to not use any extensions that bundle database or file management tools on production TYPO3 websites.
Credits: Credits go to Wouter van Dongen 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.