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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: Medium
  • Versions: 1.7.2 and all 1.6.x versions
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2011-October-21
  • Fixed Date: 2011-November-14


Inadequate filtering leads to XSS vulnerability in back end.

Affected Installs

Joomla! version 1.7.2 and all earlier 1.7.x and 1.6.x versions


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Reported by Corné Hannema


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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