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  • 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


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.

Current Release

Legacy Release

Note: View known compatibility Issues

Current Release: 1.1.0

Upcoming Release: 1.2

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