• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 3.8.0 through 3.9.3
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2019-February-28
  • Fixed Date: 2019-March-12
  • CVE Number: CVE-2019-9713


The sample data plugins lack ACL checks, allowing unauthorized access.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.8.0 through 3.9.3


Upgrade to version 3.9.4


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Sven Hurt, Benjamin Trenkle