• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 3.4.4 through 3.6.3
  • Exploit type: Account Modifications
  • Reported Date: 2016-October-26
  • Fixed Date: 2016-October-25
  • CVE Number: CVE-2016-9081


Incorrect use of unfiltered data allows for existing user accounts to be modified; to include resetting their username, password, and user group assignments.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.4.4 through 3.6.3


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The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Joomla! Security Strike Team