SQL Injection in extension "Download Center" (pits_downloadcenter)
December 19, 2017
Author: Nicole Cordes
Keywords: TYPO3, security, typo3-ext-sa-2017-016, extension, pits_downloadcenter, SQL Injection, SQLi
It has been discovered that the extension "Download Center" (pits_downloadcenter) is susceptible to SQL Injection.
Release Date: December 18, 2017
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: version 1.0.3 and below
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: The extension fails to properly sanitize user input and is susceptible to SQL Injection.
Solution: An updated version 1.0.4 is available from the TYPO3 Extension Manager and at https://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/pits_downloadcenter/1.0.4/zip/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits: Credits go to the security team member Torben Hansen who discovered and reported the vulnerability.