Joomla! Developer Network

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: com_content
  • Severity:moderate
  • Versions: 1.5.7 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2008-October-03
  • Fixed Date: 2008-November-10

Description

The defaults on com_content article submission allow entry of dangerous HTML tags (script, etc).  This only affects users with access level Author or higher, and only if you have not set filtering options in com_content configuration.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.7 are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.8 or newer).

Reported By Johan Janssens

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

Joomla! CMS

Current Release 

View known Issues

Development Status

Nightly CMS builds for developers are available for download

Joomla! Framework

Joomla! Reading

Joomla! Programming

Joomla! Programming

Mark Dexter & Louis Landry
Joomla! Templates

Joomla! Templates

Angie Radtke