TYPO3-CORE-SA-2015-015: Cross-Site Scripting in TYPO3 component Indexed Search

Categories: TYPO3 CMS created by Helmut Hummel
It has been discovered, that TYPO3 is susceptible to Cross-Site Scripting
Component Type: TYPO3 CMS Release Date: December 15, 2015

Vulnerable subcomponent: Indexed Search

Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting Affected Versions: Versions 6.2.0 to 6.2.15 Severity: Low Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C CVE: not assigned yet Problem Description: Failing to properly encode editor input, the search result view of indexed_search is susceptible to Cross-Site Scripting, allowing authenticated editors to inject arbitrary HTML. Solution: Update to TYPO3 versions 6.2.16 that fix the problem described. Credits: Thanks to Dmitry Dulepov who discovered and reported the issue. General Advice: Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Guide. Please subscribe to the typo3-announce mailing list. General Note: All security related code changes are tagged so that you can easily look them up on our review system.