TYPO3 Category System Extension unspecified cross-site scripting

typo3-categorysystem-unspecified-xss (72957) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

TYPO3 Category System Extension is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by an unspecified script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-001 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • TYPO3 Web Site: TYPO3 - the Enterprise Open Source CMS: Home.
  • TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-001: Several vulnerabilities in third party extensions.
  • BID-51834: TYPO3 Category System Extension Cross Site Scripting and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-1073: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Category-System (toi_category) extension 0.6.0 and earlier for TYPO3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 78784: Category-System Extension for TYPO3 Unspecified XSS

Platforms Affected:

  • TYPO3 Category System 0.6.0

Reported:

Feb 02, 2012

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