TYPO3 Backend module function menu API cross-site scripting

typo3-backend-functionmenu-xss (79968) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

TYPO3 Backend module is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the function menu API. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to TYPO3-CORE-SA-2012-005 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • TYPO3 Web Site: TYPO3.
  • TYPO3-CORE-SA-2012-005: Several Vulnerabilities in TYPO3 Core.
  • BID-56472: TYPO3 Core TYPO3-SA-2012-005 Multiple Remote Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-6148: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the function menu API in TYPO3 4.5.x before 4.5.21, 4.6.x before 4.6.14, and 4.7.x before 4.7.6 allows remote authenticated backend users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 87114: TYPO3 Function Menu API Unspecified XSS
  • SA51217: TYPO3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Typo3 Typo3 4.5.0
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.1
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.10
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.11
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.12
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.13
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.14
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.5.15
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.5.16
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.5.17
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.5.18
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.19
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.2
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.20
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.3
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.4
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.5
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.6
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.7
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.8
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.5.9
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.6.0
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.1
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.6.10
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.6.11
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.12
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.13
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.2
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.3
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.4
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.5
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.6
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.6.7
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.6.8
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.6.9
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.7.0
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.7.1
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.7.2
  • Typo3 Typo3 4.7.3
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.7.4
  • TYPO3 TYPO3 4.7.5

Reported:

Nov 08, 2012

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