• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.4.0 through 3.4.5
  • Exploit type: Directory Traversal
  • Reported Date: 2015-November-26
  • Fixed Date: 2015-December-14
  • CVE Number: CVE-2015-8564


Failure to properly sanitise input data from the XML install file located within an extension's package archive allows for directory traversal.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.4.0 through 3.4.5


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The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Calum Hutton