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Joomla!: [20171102] - Core - 2-factor-authentication bypass (CVE-2017-16634)

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Joomla!: [20171102] - Core - 2-factor-authentication bypass (CVE-2017-16634)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/08/2017
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

In Joomla! before 3.8.2, a bug allowed third parties to bypass a user's 2-factor authentication method.

Solution(s)

  • joomla-upgrade-3_8_2

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