TYPO3-EXT-SA-2011-009: Several Vulnerabilities in extension MailformPlus (th_mailformplus)

Several vulnerabilities have been found in the following third-party TYPO3 extension: th_mailformplus

Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.

Affected Versions: Version 4.0.15 and below

Vulnerability Types: Cross-Site Scripting

Severity: Medium

Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C (What's that?)

Release Date: 07.09.2011


Problem Description:  Failing to properly sanitize user input, th_mailformplus is susceptible to Cross Site Scripting.

Solution: An updated version 4.0.16 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and attypo3.org/extensions/repository/view/th_mailformplus/4.0.16/.

Additional information from the extension author: th_mailformplus is no longer maintained and will be removed from TER in October. The author recommends to switch to the follow-up extension "formhandler".

Credits: Thanks to Martin Ficzel who discovered and reported this issue.


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