TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-008: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in extension Ameos Formidable (ameos_formidable)
June 07, 2012
Category: TYPO3 Extension
Author: Oliver Klee
Keywords: TYPO3, security, TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-008, extension, ameos_formidable
It has been discovered that the extension "Ameos Formidable" (ameos_formidable) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting.
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: Version 1.1.373 and below
Vulnerability Type: Cross-site scripting
Release Date: June 7th, 2012
Problem Description: Failing to properly sanitize some field labels and form contents, ameos_formidable is susceptible to cross-site scripting.
Solution: An updated version 1.1.549 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/ameos_formidable/1.1.549/.
Credits: Thanks to TYPO3 Security Team member Oliver Klee who discovered and reported this issue.