TYPO3-EXT-SA-2015-006: Arbitrary Code Execution in extension Frontend User Upload (feupload)
June 15, 2015
It has been discovered that the extension "Frontend User Upload" (feupload) is susceptible to Arbitrary Code Execution
Release Date: June 15, 2015
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: version 0.5.0 and below
Vulnerability Type: Arbitrary Code Execution
CVE: not assigned yet
Problem Description: The extension feupload offers the possibility to upload files by using a frontend form. It was discovered that it is possible to upload all kind of files (e.g. PHP) which can be executed afterwards by knowing the filename and guessing the upload folder (which is fileadmin by default).
Solution: Versions of this extension that are known to be vulnerable will no longer be available for download from the TYPO3 Extension Repository. The extension author is no longer maintaining this extension. Please uninstall and delete the extension folder from your installation.
Credits: Credits go to Torben Hansen who discovered and reported the issue.