TYPO3-EXT-SA-2016-031: Cross Site-Scripting in extension "Secure Download Form" (rs_securedownload)

It has been discovered that the extension "Secure Download Form" (rs_securedownload) is susceptible to Cross Site-Scripting.

Release Date: November 14, 2016

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

Affected Versions: version 0.3.2 and below

Vulnerability Type: Cross Site-Scripting

Severity: Medium

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

Problem Description: The extension fails to properly sanitize user input and is vulnerable to Cross Site-Scripting.

Solution: An updated version 0.3.3 is available from the TYPO3 Extension Manager and at https://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/rs_securedownload/0.3.3/t3x/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.

Credits: Credits go to Torben Hansen who discovered and reported the vulnerability.

General advice: Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Guide. Please subscribe to the typo3-announce mailing list to receive future Security Bulletins via E-mail.