Release Date: March 15, 2011
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: Version 2.6.9 and all versions below
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), SQL Injection
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C (What's that?)
Solution: An updated version 2.6.10 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and athttp://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/direct_mail/2.6.10/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits: Credits go to TYPO3 Security Team member Georg Ringer who discovered and reported the issue.
General advice: Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Cookbook. Please subscribe to thetypo3-announce mailing list to receive future Security Bulletins via E-mail.