• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 3.4.4 through 3.6.3
  • Exploit type: Elevated Privileges
  • Reported Date: 2016-October-21
  • Fixed Date: 2016-October-25
  • CVE Number: CVE-2016-8869


Incorrect use of unfiltered data allows for users to register on a site with elevated privileges.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.4.4 through 3.6.3


Upgrade to version 3.6.4


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Davide Tampellini