Component Type: TYPO3 CMS
Release Date: September 5, 2017
Vulnerability Type: Information Disclosure
Affected Versions: 7.6.0 to 7.6.21 and 8.0.0 to 8.7.4
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: Failing to properly check user permission on file storages, editors could gain knowledge of protected storages and its folders as well as using them in a file collection being rendered in the frontend. A valid backend user account is needed to exploit this vulnerability.
Solution: Update to TYPO3 versions 7.6.22 or 8.7.5 that fix the problem described.
Credits: Thanks to Tobias Kummer who reported this issue and to TYPO3 core and security team member Georg Ringer who fixed the issue.
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