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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.9.2
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2018-November-13
  • Fixed Date: 2019-February-12
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-7744

Description

Inadequate filtering on URL fields in various core components could lead to an XSS vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.9.2

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.3

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Antonin Steinhauser
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.9.1
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2018-December-05
  • Fixed Date: 2019-January-15
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-6262

Description

Inadequate checks at the Global Configuration helpurl settings allowed a stored XSS.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.9.1

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.2

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Mario Korth, Hackmanit
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.9.1
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2018-November-29
  • Fixed Date: 2019-January-15
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-6263

Description

Inadequate checks at the Global Configuration Text Filter settings allowed a stored XSS.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.9.1

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.2

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Qualys WAF security team
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.9.1
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2018-December-04
  • Fixed Date: 2019-January-15
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-6261

Description

Inadequate escaping in com_contact leads to a stored XSS vulnerability

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.9.1

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.2

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Antonin Steinhauser
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.9.1
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2018-December-01
  • Fixed Date: 2019-January-15
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-6264

Description

Inadequate escaping in mod_banners leads to a stored XSS vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.9.1

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.2

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Antonin Steinhauser
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.8.12
  • Exploit type: CSRF
  • Reported Date: 2018-September-26
  • Fixed Date: 2018-October-02
  • CVE Number: CVE-2018-17858

Description

Added additional CSRF hardening in com_installer actions in the backend.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.8.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.8.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Raviraj A. Powar
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 1.5.0 through 3.8.12
  • Exploit type: ACL Violation
  • Reported Date: 2017-December-27
  • Fixed Date: 2018-October-02
  • CVE Number: CVE-2018-17855

Description

In case that an attacker gets access to the mail account of an user who can approve admin verifications in the registration process he can activate himself.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.5.0 through 3.8.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.8.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Paul Freeman
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.1.0 through 3.8.12
  • Exploit type: ACL Violation
  • Reported Date: 2018-June-20
  • Fixed Date: 2018-October-02
  • CVE Number: CVE-2018-17857

Description

Inadequate checks on the tags search fields can lead to an access level violation.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.1.0 through 3.8.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.8.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Андрей Капитанов
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: High
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.4 through 3.8.12
  • Exploit type: Object Injection
  • Reported Date: 2018-June-21
  • Fixed Date: 2018-October-02
  • CVE Number: CVE-2018-17856

Description

Joomla’s com_joomlaupdate allows the execution of arbitrary code. The default ACL config enabled access of Administrator-level users to access com_joomlaupdate and trigger a code execution.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.4 through 3.8.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.8.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Codesafescan
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.8.12
  • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
  • Reported Date: 2018-September-17
  • Fixed Date: 2018-October-02
  • CVE Number: CVE-2018-17859

Description

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

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.8.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.8.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: David Jardin (JSST)