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Joomla!: [20161201] - Core - Elevated Privileges (CVE-2016-9838)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/14/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

An issue was discovered in components/com_users/models/registration.php in Joomla! before 3.6.5. Incorrect filtering of registration form data stored to the session on a validation error enables a user to gain access to a registered user's account and reset the user's group mappings, username, and password, as demonstrated by submitting a form that targets the `registration.register` task.

Solution(s)

  • joomla-upgrade-3_6_5

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