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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 2.5.1, 2.5.0 and 1.7.0 - 1.7.5
  • Exploit type: SQL Injection
  • Reported Date: 2012-February-29
  • Fixed Date: 2012-March-05


Inadequate escaping leads to SQL injection vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! version 2.5.1, 2.5.0, 1.7.4, and all earlier 1.7.x versions


Upgrade to version 2.5.2

Reported by Ching Shiong Sow, Stratsec


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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