- Core - com_content XSS vulnerability
- Project: Joomla!
- SubProject: com_content
- Versions: 1.5.7 and all previous 1.5 releases
- Exploit type: XSS
- Reported Date: 2008-October-03
- Fixed Date: 2008-November-10
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.
Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.8 or newer).
Reported By Johan Janssens
The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.