TYPO3-SA-2009-007: TYPO3 Security Bulletin

It has been discovered that the extension Virtual Civil Services (civserv) is vulnerable to SQL-injections.

Release Date: June 16, 2009

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

Affected Versions: Version 4.3.2 and all versions below

Vulnerability Type: SQL injection

Severity: HIGH

Problem Description: Failing to filter user input the extension is open to SQL Injections.

Solution: An updated version 4.3.3 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/civserv/4.3.3/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.

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.

Credits: Credits go to Peter Athmann who discovered and reported the issue.