vulnerability alert 14236
TYPO3 pt_extbase: privilege escalation
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can use the Ajax dispatcher of TYPO3 pt_extbase, in order to access to the administration module, to escalate his privileges.Impacted products: TYPO3 Extensions
BID-65550, BID-65552, TYPO3-EXT-SA-2014-005, VIGILANCE-VUL-14236.
Description of the vulnerability
The "Tools for Extbase development" (pt_extbase) extension is used to create extensions. It is included in "Yet Another Gallery" (yag).
However, the Ajax dispatcher of pt_extbase can be used by any user.
An attacker can therefore use the Ajax dispatcher of TYPO3 pt_extbase, in order to access to the administration module, to escalate his privileges.Complete Vigil@nce bulletin....
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