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Joomla!: [20110604] - XSS Vulnerability (CVE-2011-2509)

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Joomla!: [20110604] - XSS Vulnerability (CVE-2011-2509)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/27/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/20/2014
Modified
04/20/2016

Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Joomla! before 1.6.4 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the query string to the com_contact component, as demonstrated by the Itemid parameter to index.php; (2) the query string to the com_content component, as demonstrated by the filter_order parameter to index.php; (3) the query string to the com_newsfeeds component, as demonstrated by an arbitrary parameter to index.php; or (4) the option parameter in a reset.request action to index.php; and, when Internet Explorer or Konqueror is used, (5) allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the searchword parameter in a search action to index.php in the com_search component.

Solution(s)

  • joomla-upgrade-1_6_4

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