TYPO3-EXT-SA-2017-020: Cross Site-Scripting in extension "Caretaker" (caretaker)
December 19, 2017
It has been discovered that the extension "Caretaker" (caretaker) is susceptible to Cross-Site Scripting.
Release Date: December 18, 2017
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: version 0.8.0 and below
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: The extension fails to properly sanitize the result of its instances and is susceptible to SQL Injection and Cross Site-Scripting. The vulnerability only exists in the provided frontend plugins.
Solution: An updated version 0.8.1 is available from the TYPO3 Extension Manager and at https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/download/caretaker/0.8.1/zip/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits: Credits go to Tobias Gülzow who discovered and reported the vulnerability.