TYPO3-CORE-SA-2015-008: Unauthenticated Path Disclosure

Categories: TYPO3 CMS Created by Helmut Hummel
It has been discovered, that TYPO3 is susceptible to unauthenticated path disclosure.

Component Type: TYPO3 CMS

Release Date: September 8, 2015

Vulnerable subcomponent: Frontend

Vulnerability Type: Information Disclosure

Affected Versions: Versions 6.2.0 to 6.2.14, 7.0.0 to 7.3.1

Severity: Low

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

CVE: not assigned yet

Problem Description: It has been discovered, that calling a PHP script which is delivered with TYPO3 for testing purposes, discloses the absolute server path to the TYPO3 installation.

Solution: Update to TYPO3 versions 6.2.15 or 7.4.0 that fix the problem described.

Credits: Thanks to Heiko Kromm who discovered and reported the issue.

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