TYPO3-CORE-SA-2015-014: TYPO3 is susceptible to Cross-Site Flashing
December 15, 2015
It has been discovered, that TYPO3 is susceptible to Cross-Site Flashing
Component Type: TYPO3 CMS
Release Date: December 15, 2015
Vulnerable subcomponent: Flvplayer
Affected Versions: Versions 6.2.0 to 6.2.15
Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: The flashplayer misses to validate flash and image files. Therefore it is possible to embed flash videos from external domains.
Solution: Update to TYPO3 versions 6.2.16 that fix the problem described.
Credits: Thanks to Heiko Kromm who discovered and reported the issue.
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