TYPO3-EXT-SA-2013-015: SQL Injection vulnerability in extension RealURL: speaking paths for TYPO3 (realurl)

September 25, 2013

Category: TYPO3 Extension
Author: Franz G. Jahn
Keywords: TYPO3, security, TYPO3-EXT-SA-2013-015, extension, realurl

It has been discovered that the extension "RealURL: speaking paths for TYPO3" (realurl) is vulnerable to SQL-Injection.

Release Date:  September 25, 2013

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

Affected Versions: Version 1.12.6 and below

Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection

Severity: Medium

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

Problem Description: Failing to properly sanitize user-supplied input the extension is vulnerable to SQL Injection attacks. A valid backend login is required.

Solution: An updated version 1.12.7 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/realurl/1.12.7/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.

Credits: Credits go to Sebastian Nerz who discovered and reported the issue.

 

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