2009-3628 | TYPO3 Encryption Key information disclosure (BID-36801 / XFDB-53917)
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A vulnerability has been found in TYPO3 up to 4.2.0 (Content Management System) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component Encryption Key. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.
The weakness was published 11/02/2009 by Bernhard Kraft (Jelmer) (Website). The advisory is shared at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-3628 since 10/09/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 42404 (FreeBSD : typo3 — multiple vulnerabilities in TYPO3 Core (6693bad2-ca50-11de-8ee8-00215c6a37bb)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175007 (Debian Security Update for Typo3 (DSA-1926)).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.3
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Class: Information disclosure
Status: Not defined
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10/22/2009 +13 days 🔍
10/22/2009 +0 days 🔍
11/02/2009 +11 days 🔍
11/02/2009 +0 days 🔍
11/06/2009 +4 days 🔍
11/09/2009 +3 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +1955 days 🔍
08/25/2021 +2351 days 🔍Product: https://typo3.org/
Vulnerability Center: 23942 – TYPO3 Backend Subcomponent Vulnerability Allows Remote Attacker to Determine the Encryption Key, Medium
SecurityFocus: 36801 – TYPO3 Core Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
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