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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.3 and all earlier 2.5.x versions
  • Exploit type: Information Disclosure
  • Reported Date: 2012-January-7
  • Fixed Date: 2012-April-2


Inadequate permission checking allows unauthorised viewing of some administrative back end information.

Affected Installs

Joomla! versions 2.5.3 and all earlier 2.5.x versions


Upgrade to version 2.5.4

Reported by Cyrille Barthelemy


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

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Note: View known compatibility Issues

Current Release: 1.1.0

Upcoming Release: 1.2

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