Joomla! < 3.8.13 Access Level Violation Vulnerability

Published: 2018-10-10 07:38:54
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Summary:
Inadequate checks on the tags search fields can lead to an access level violation.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Affected Versions:
Joomla! CMS versions 3.1.0 through 3.8.12.

Recommendations:
Update to version 3.8.13 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17857

References:

https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/753-20181003-core-access-level-violation-in-com-tags

Search
Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.0

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