Component Type: TYPO3 CMS
Release Date: February 16, 2016
Vulnerable subcomponent: link validator
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
Affected Versions: Versions 6.2.0 to 6.2.17 and 7.6.0 to 7.6.2
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: Failing to sanitize content from editors, the link validator component is susceptible to Cross-Site Scripting. A valid editor account with access to content which is scanned by the link validator component is required to exploit this vulnerability
Solution: Update to TYPO3 versions 6.2.18 or 7.6.3 that fix the problem described.
Credits: Thanks to Steffen Müller who discovered and reported the issue.
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