Multiple vulnerabilities in extension "TC Directmail " (tcdirectmail)

ID TYPO3-EXT-SA-2016-026
Type typo3
Reporter TYPO3 Association
Modified 2016-11-11T00:00:00


It has been discovered that the extension "TC Directmail " (tcdirectmail) is susceptible to Cross Site-Scripting and SQL Injection.

Release Date: November 11, 2016

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

Affected Versions: version 3.1.1 and below

Vulnerability Type: Cross Site-Scripting, SQL Injection

Severity: Medium

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

Problem Description: Failing to properly escape user input, the extension is susceptible to SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting. The vulnerabilities are exploitable only by users having access to the backend module and if at least one newsletter with the enabled option "Register clicked links" exists.

Solution: An updated version 3.1.2 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at <>. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.

Credits: Credits go to Torben Hansen who discovered and reported the vulnerability.

General advice: Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Guide. Please subscribe to the typo3-announce mailing list to receive future Security Bulletins via E-mail.