TYPO3-EXT-SA-2011-002: Multiple SQL Injection vulnerabilities in extension "Website Photo Gallery" (jm_gallery)

August 03, 2011

Category: TYPO3 Extension
Author: Helmut Hummel
Keywords: TYPO3, security, TYPO3-EXT-SA-2011-002, extension, jm_gallery

It has been discovered that the extension Website Photo Gallery (jm_gallery) is vulnerable to SQL injection.

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

Affected Versions: Version 0.9.1 and below

Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection

Severity: High

Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:P/E:H/RL:OF/RC:C (What's that?)

Release Date: 03.08.2011

 

Problem Description: Failing to sanitize GET/ POST data, the extension is susceptible to multiple SQL Injection vulnerabilities.

Solution: An updated version 0.9.2 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and attypo3.org/extensions/repository/view/jm_gallery/0.9.2/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension immediately.

Important Note: It has been reported to the TYPO3 Security Team that this vulnerability has been exploited in the wild. 

Credits: Thanks to Ivan Kartolo who discovered and reported the issue and especially for providing a fixed version of the extension.

 

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