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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: High
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 - 3.9.13
  • Exploit type: SQL injection
  • Reported Date: 2019-December-01
  • Fixed Date: 2019-December-17
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-19846

Description

The lack of validation of configuration parameters used in SQL queries caused various SQL injection vectors.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 - 3.9.13

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.14

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: ka1n4t
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.8.0 - 3.9.13
  • Exploit type: Path Disclosure
  • Reported Date: 2019-November-22
  • Fixed Date: 2019-December-17
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-19845

Description

Missing access check in framework files could lead to a path disclosure.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.8.0 - 3.9.13

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.14

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Lee Thao, Viettel Cyber Security
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.6.0 - 3.9.12
  • Exploit type: Path Disclosure
  • Reported Date: 2019-November-01
  • Fixed Date: 2019-November-05
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-18674

Description

Missing access check in the phputf8 mapping files could lead to an path disclosure.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.6.0 - 3.9.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Phil Taylor
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: High
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.2.0-3.9.12
  • Exploit type: CSRF
  • Reported Date: 2019-October-10
  • Fixed Date: 2019-November-05
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-18650

Description

A missing token check in com_template causes a CSRF vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.2.0 - 3.9.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Lee Thao from Viettel Cyber Security
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.0.0-3.9.11
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2019-August-28
  • Fixed Date: 2019-September-24
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-16725

Description

Inadequate escaping allowed XSS attacks using the logo parameter of the default templates.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.0.0 - 3.9.11

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.12

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Aswin M Guptha
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 1.6.2 - 3.9.10
  • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
  • Reported Date: 2019-April-09
  • Fixed Date: 2019-August-13
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-15028

Description

Inadequate checks in com_contact could allowed mail submission in disabled forms.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.6.2 - 3.9.10

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.11

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Sergey Brester
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.9.7 - 3.9.8
  • Exploit type: Remote Code Execution
  • Reported Date: 2019-June-20
  • Fixed Date: 2019-July-09
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-14654

Description

Inadequate filtering allows users authorised to create custom fields to manipulate the filtering options and inject an unvalidated option.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.9.7 - 3.9.8

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.9

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Benjamin Trenkle, JSST
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.8.13 through 3.9.6
  • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
  • Reported Date: 2019-April-10
  • Fixed Date: 2019-June-11
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-12764

Description

The update server URL of com_joomlaupdate can be manipulated by non Super-Admin users.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.8.13 through 3.9.6

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.7

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

 
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.6.0 through 3.9.6
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2019-January-01
  • Fixed Date: 2019-June-11
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-12766

Description

The subform fieldtype does not sufficiently filter or validate input of subfields, this leads to XSS attack vectors.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.6.0 through 3.9.6

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.7

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Volkmar Schlothauer, ghsvs.de
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.9.0 through 3.9.6
  • Exploit type: CSV Injection
  • Reported Date: 2019-April-29
  • Fixed Date: 2019-June-11
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-12765

Description

The CSV export of com_actionslogs is vulnerable to CSV injection.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.9.0 through 3.9.6

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.7

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Jose Antonio Rodriguez Garcia and Phil Keeble (MWR InfoSecurity)