• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: com_mailto
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 1.5.6 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: Email Spam 
  • Reported Date: 2008-August-29 
  • Fixed Date: 2008-September-9


The mailto component does not verify validity of the URL prior to sending.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.6 are affected.


Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.7 or newer).


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

Reported By: Phil Taylor