• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Medium
  • Versions: 1.5.0 through 3.7.5
  • Exploit type: Information Disclosure
  • Reported Date: 2017-July-27
  • Fixed Date: 2017-September-19
  • CVE Number: CVE-2017-14596


Inadequate escaping in the LDAP authentication plugin can result into a disclosure of username and password.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.5.0 through 3.7.5


Upgrade to version 3.8.0


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Dr. Johannes Dahse, RIPS Technologies GmbH