TYPO3-EXT-SA-2022-010: Cross-Site Scripting in extension "libconnect" (libconnect)

Categories: Development, Security Created by Torben Hansen
It has been discovered that the extension "libconnect" (libconnect) is susceptible to Cross-Site Scripting.
  • Release Date: June 14, 2022
  • Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
  • Component: "libconnect" (libconnect)
  • Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
  • Affected Versions: 7.0.5 and below, 8.0.0 - 8.0.2
  • Severity: Medium
  • Suggested CVSS: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
  • References: CVE-2022-33157

Problem Description

The extension fails to properly encode user input for output in HTML context.


Updated versions 7.0.8 and 8.1.0 are available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at
Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.


Thanks to Torsten Witt  for providing updated versions of the extension.

General Advice

Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Guide. Please subscribe to the typo3-announce mailing list.