TYPO3-EXT-SA-2011-007: Several Vulnerabilities in extension Direct Mail Subscription (direct_mail_subscription)

September 07, 2011

Category: TYPO3 Extension
Author: Georg Ringer
Keywords: TYPO3, security, TYPO3-EXT-SA-2011-007, extension

Several vulnerabilities have been found in the following third-party TYPO3 extension: direct_mail_subscription

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

Affected Versions: Version 1.1.0 and below

Vulnerability Types: SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting

Severity: High

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

Release Date: 07.09.2011


Problem Description: Failing to properly sanitize user input, direct_mail_subscription is susceptible to SQL Injection.

Failing to encode user data for the HTML output, direct_mail_subscription is susceptible to Cross Site Scripting.

Solution: An updated version 1.1.1 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and attypo3.org/extensions/repository/view/direct_mail_subscription/1.1.1/.

Credits: Thanks to Ivan Kartolo who discovered and reported this issue.


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