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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.4.0 through 3.4.3
  • Exploit type: XSS Vulnerability
  • Reported Date: 2015-August-18
  • Fixed Date: 2015-September-08
  • CVE Number: CVE-2015-6939

Description

Inadequate escaping leads to XSS vulnerability in login module.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.4.0 through 3.4.3

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.4.4

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: cfreer
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.2.0 through 3.4.1
  • Exploit type: CSRF Protection
  • Reported Date: 2015-April-06
  • Fixed Date: 2015-June-30
  • CVE Number: CVE-2015-5397

Description

Lack of CSRF checks potentially enabled uploading malicious code.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.2.0 through 3.4.1

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.4.2

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Eric Flokstra
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.0.0 through 3.4.1
  • Exploit type: Open Redirect
  • Reported Date: 2015-April-08
  • Fixed Date: 2015-June-30
  • CVE Number: CVE-2015-5608

Description

Inadequate checking of the return value allowed to redirect to an external page.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.0.0 through 3.4.1

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.4.2

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Eric Flokstra, Sharath Unni and Steven Sweeting
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.4 through 2.5.25, 3.2.5 and earlier 3.x versions, 3.3.0 through 3.3.4
  • Exploit type: Denial of Service
  • Reported Date: 2014-September-24
  • Fixed Date: 2014-September-30
  • CVE Number: CVE-2014-7229

Description

Inadequate checking allowed the potential for a denial of service attack.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.4 through 2.5.25, 3.2.5 and earlier 3.x versions, 3.3.0 through 3.3.4

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.26, 3.2.6, or 3.3.5

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Johannes Dahse
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 2.5.4 through 2.5.25, 3.2.5 and earlier 3.x versions, 3.3.0 through 3.3.4
  • Exploit type: Remote File Inclusion
  • Reported Date: 2014-September-24
  • Fixed Date: 2014-September-30
  • CVE Number: CVE-2014-7228

Description

Inadequate checking allowed the potential for remote files to be executed.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.4 through 2.5.25, 3.2.5 and earlier 3.x versions, 3.3.0 through 3.3.4

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.26, 3.2.6, or 3.3.5

Additional Details

Please refer to AkeebaBackup.com for additional details.

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Johannes Dahse
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 2.5.24 and earlier 2.5.x versions, 3.2.4 and earlier 3.x versions, 3.3.0 through 3.3.3
  • Exploit type: Unauthorised Logins
  • Reported Date: 2014-September-09
  • Fixed Date: 2014-September-23
  • CVE Number: CVE-2014-6632

Description

Inadequate checking allowed unauthorised logins via LDAP authentication.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.24 and earlier 2.5.x versions, 3.2.4 and earlier 3.x versions, 3.3.0 through 3.3.3

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.25, 3.2.5, or 3.3.4

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Matthew Daley
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 3.2.0 through 3.2.4, 3.3.0 through 3.3.3
  • Exploit type: XSS Vulnerability
  • Reported Date: 2014-August-27
  • Fixed Date: 2014-September-23
  • CVE Number: CVE-2014-6631

Description

Inadequate escaping leads to XSS vulnerability in com_media.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.2.0 through 3.2.4 and 3.3.0 through 3.3.3

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.2.5 or 3.3.4

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Dingjie (Daniel) Yang
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 3.1.0 through 3.2.2
  • Exploit type: SQL Injection
  • Reported Date: 2014-February-06
  • Fixed Date: 2014-March-06

Description

Inadequate escaping leads to SQL injection vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.1.0 through 3.2.2

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.2.3

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 3.1.2 through 3.2.2
  • Exploit type: XSS Vulnerability
  • Reported Date: 2014-March-04
  • Fixed Date: 2014-March-06

Description

Inadequate escaping leads to XSS vulnerability in com_contact.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.1.2 through 3.2.2

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.2.3

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 2.5.18 and earlier 2.5.x versions, 3.2.2 and earlier 3.x versions
  • Exploit type: XSS Vulnerability
  • Reported Date: 2014-March-05
  • Fixed Date: 2014-March-06

Description

Inadequate escaping leads to XSS vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.18 and earlier 2.5.x versions, 3.2.2 and earlier 3.x versions

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.19 or 3.2.3

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: JSST