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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 1.5.25 and all earlier 1.5.x versions
  • Exploit type: Password Change
  • Reported Date: 2012-March-8
  • Fixed Date: 2012-March-27


Insufficient randomness leads to password reset vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! versions 1.5.25 and all earlier 1.5.x versions


Upgrade to version 1.5.26

Reported by George Argyros and Aggelos Kiayias


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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