Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Joomla!: [20110701] - XSS Vulnerability (CVE-2011-2710)

Back to Search

Joomla!: [20110701] - XSS Vulnerability (CVE-2011-2710)

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 1.7.0 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the URI to includes/application.php, reachable through index.php; and, when Internet Explorer or Konqueror is used, (2) 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. NOTE: vector 2 exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-2509.5.

Solution(s)

  • joomla-upgrade-1_6_6

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;