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Joomla!: [20180504] - Core - Installer leaks plain text password to local user (CVE-2018-11325)

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Joomla!: [20180504] - Core - Installer leaks plain text password to local user (CVE-2018-11325)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/22/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/23/2018
Modified
06/25/2018

Description

An issue was discovered in Joomla! Core before 3.8.8. The web install application would autofill password fields after either a form validation error or navigating to a previous install step, and display the plaintext password for the administrator account at the confirmation screen.

Solution(s)

  • joomla-upgrade-3_8_8

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