SQL Injection in extension "Faceted Search" (ke_search)
July 11, 2017
Author: Torben Hansen
Keywords: TYPO3, security, typo3-ext-sa-2017-003, extension, ke_search, SQL Injection, SQLi
It has been discovered that the extension "Faceted Search" (ke_search) is susceptible to SQL Injection.
Release Date: July 11, 2017
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: version 2.4.1 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 2.4.2 is available from the TYPO3 Extension Manager and at https://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/ke_search/2.4.2/t3x/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits: Credits go to Marcel Birrer who discovered and reported the vulnerability.