TYPO3-CORE-SA-2015-002: Access bypass when editing file metadata
July 01, 2015
It has been discovered, that editors could change, create or delete metadata of files without permission.
Component Type: TYPO3 CMS
Release Date: July 1, 2015
Vulnerable subcomponent: Backend
Vulnerability Type: Broken Access Control
Affected Versions: Versions 6.2.0 to 6.2.13, 7.0.0 to 7.3.0
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: It has been discovered, that editors with access to file meta data table could change, create or delete metadata of files which are not within their file mounts.
Solution: Update to TYPO3 versions 6.2.14 or 7.3.1 that fix the problem described.
Credits: Thanks to Marc Bastian Heinrichs who discovered and reported the issue.
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