It has been discovered that the extension "powermail" (powermail) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting.
May 30, 2012
Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Version 1.6.6 and below
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C
Failing to properly sanitize user-supplied input the extension is open to Cross-Site Scripting attacks. Exploiting this flaw requires access to the scheduler module.
An updated version 1.6.7 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/powermail/1.6.7/
. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits go to TYPO3 Security Team member Georg Ringer who discovered the issue.
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