TYPO3-20080513-3: Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in extension Event Database (rlmp_eventdb)

It has been discovered that the extension Event Database (rlmp_eventdb) is susceptible to Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.

Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not part of the TYPO3 default installation.

Affected Versions: Version 1.1.1 and below

Vulnerability Type:  Cross Site Scripting

Severity: Medium

Problem Description: Failing to filter user input the extension is susceptible to Cross Site Scripting (XSS), making it possible to execute arbitrary JavaScript.

Solution: An updated version 1.1.2 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/rlmp_eventdb/1.1.2/.

Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.

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.

Credits: Credits go to Dietrich Heise, who discovered the issue. Furthermore the TYPO3 Security Team wishes to thank the author Robert Lemke for fixing the issue.