TYPO3 Webservices Extension unspecified code execution

typo3-webservices-unspecified-code-execution (72965) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

TYPO3 Webservices Extension could allow a remote attacker to upload arbitrary files, caused by the improper validation of file extensions by an unspecified script. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to upload a malicious PHP script, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code on the vulnerable system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  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 Webservices Web Site: TYPO3 - the Enterprise Open Source CMS: Repository.
  • TYPO3-EXT-SA-2012-001: Several vulnerabilities in third party extensions.
  • BID-51843: TYPO3 Webservices Extension Unspecified Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-1079: Unspecified vulnerability in the Webservices for TYPO3 (typo3_webservice) extension before 0.3.8 for TYPO3 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 78792: Webservices Extension for TYPO3 Unspecified Remote Code Execution

Platforms Affected:

  • TYPO3 Webservices 0.3.7

Reported:

Feb 02, 2012

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