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    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact:Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 3.7.0 through 3.8.11
    • Exploit type: ACL Violation
    • Reported Date: 2018-July-10
    • Fixed Date: 2018-August-28
    • CVE Number: CVE-2018-15881

    Description

    Inadequate checks regarding disabled fields can lead to an ACL violation.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 3.7.0 through 3.8.11

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.8.12

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By:Elisa Foltyn, COOLCAT CREATIONS
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact:Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 1.5.0 through 3.8.11
    • Exploit type: XSS
    • Reported Date: 2018-July-10
    • Fixed Date: 2018-August-28
    • CVE Number: CVE-2018-15880

    Description

    Inadequate output filtering on the user profile page could lead to a stored XSS attack.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 1.5.0 through 3.8.11

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.8.12

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By: Fouad Maakor
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact:High
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 1.5.0 through 3.8.11
    • Exploit type: Malicious file upload
    • Reported Date: 2018-August-23
    • Fixed Date: 2018-August-28
    • CVE Number: CVE-2018-15882

    Description

    Inadequate checks in the InputFilter class could allow specifically prepared PHAR files to pass the upload filter.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 1.5.0 through 3.8.11

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.8.12

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By:Davide Tampellini
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact:Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 1.6.0 through 3.8.8
    • Exploit type: XSS
    • Reported Date: 2018-May-07
    • Fixed Date: 2018-June-26
    • CVE Number: CVE-2018-12711

    Description

    In some cases the link of the current language might contain unescaped HTML special characters. This may lead to reflective XSS via injection of arbitrary parameters and/or values on the current page url.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 1.6.0 through 3.8.8

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.8.9

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By:Borja Lorenzo, Innotecsystem
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact:Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 2.5.0 through 3.8.8
    • Exploit type: LFI
    • Reported Date: 2018-April-23
    • Fixed Date: 2018-June-26
    • CVE Number: CVE-2018-12712

    Description

    Our autoload code checks classnames to be valid, using the "class_exists" function in PHP. In PHP 5.3 this function validates invalid names as valid, which can result in a Local File Inclusion.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 through 3.8.8

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.8.9

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By:Davide Tampellini
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