SQL Injection in extension "Shibboleth Authentication" (shibboleth_auth)
November 14, 2016
Author: Nicole Cordes
Keywords: TYPO3, security, typo3-ext-sa-2016-030, extension, shibboleth_auth, SQL Injection
It has been discovered that the extension "Shibboleth Authentication" (shibboleth_auth) is susceptible to SQL Injection.
Release Date: November 14, 2016
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: version 2.6.3 and below
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
Problem Description: The extension fails to properly sanitize user input and is vulnerable to SQL Injection.
Solution: An updated version 2.6.4 is available from the TYPO3 Extension Manager and at https://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/shibboleth_auth/2.6.4/t3x/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits: Credits go to Ingo Schmitt who discovered and reported the vulnerability.