TYPO3 8.7.42 < 8.7.55 ELTS / 9.5.29 < 9.5.44 ELTS / 10.4.19 < 10.4.41 ELTS / 11.3.2 < 11.5.33 / 12.0.0 < 12.4.8 XSS (TYPO3-CORE-SA-2023-007)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 185513

Synopsis

The remote webserver is affected by a XSS vulnerability

Description

The version of TYPO3 installed on the remote host is prior to 8.7.42 < 8.7.55 ELTS / 9.5.29 < 9.5.44 ELTS / 10.4.19 < 10.4.41 ELTS / 11.3.2 < 11.5.33 / 12.0.0 < 12.4.8. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the TYPO3-CORE-SA-2023-007 advisory.

- DOM processing instructions are not handled correctly. This allows bypassing the cross-site scripting mechanism of typo3/html-sanitizer. (CVE-2023-47125)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to TYPO3 8.7.55 ELTS, 9.5.44 ELTS, 10.4.41 ELTS, 11.5.33, 12.4.8 or later.

See Also

https://typo3.org/security/advisory/typo3-core-sa-2023-007

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 185513

File Name: typo3_core-sa-2023-007.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 11/14/2023

Updated: 6/5/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-47125

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:typo3:typo3

Required KB Items: www/PHP, installed_sw/TYPO3

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-47125