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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: com_mailto
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 1.5.13 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: Email
  • Reported Date: 2009-July-28
  • Fixed Date: 2009-July-30


In com_mailto, it was possible to bypass timeout protection against sending automated emails.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.13 are affected.


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Reported by WHK and Gergő Erdősi


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

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