TYPO3-CORE-SA-2015-007: Cross-Site Scripting in 3rd party library Flowplayer

Categories: TYPO3 CMS Created by Helmut Hummel
It has been discovered, that third party component Flowplayer Flash is vulnerable to cross-site scripting.

Component Type: TYPO3 CMS

Release Date: July 1, 2015

Vulnerable subcomponent: Frontend Media Rendering (ext:frontend, ext:mediace)

Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting

Affected Versions: Versions 6.2.0 to 6.2.13, 7.0.0 to 7.3.0

Severity: Medium

Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVE: CVE-2013-7341

Problem Description: It has been discovered, that third party component Flowplayer Flash versions before 3.2.17 are vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting. No authentication is required to exploit this vulnerability.

Solution: Update to TYPO3 versions 6.2.14 or 7.3.1 that fix the problem described.

Credits: Thanks to Wouter van Dongen who discovered and reported the issue.

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Document Changes

  • 2020-10-08 by Oliver Hader: referenced Flowplayer Flash CVE, changed vulnerable component from "backend" to "frontend media rendering", adjusted problem description