• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Severity: Medium
  • Versions: 1.5.0 through 3.8.1
  • Exploit type: Information Disclosure
  • Reported Date: 2017-October-06
  • Fixed Date: 2017-November-07
  • CVE Number: CVE-2017-14596


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

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.5.0 through 3.8.1


Upgrade to version 3.8.2


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Dr. Johannes Dahse, RIPS Technologies GmbH