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Joomla!: [20181002] - Core - Inadequate default access level for com_joomlaupdate (CVE-2018-17856)

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Joomla!: [20181002] - Core - Inadequate default access level for com_joomlaupdate (CVE-2018-17856)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/09/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/10/2018
Modified
12/31/2018

Description

An issue was discovered in Joomla! before 3.8.13. com_joomlaupdate allows the execution of arbitrary code. The default ACL config enabled the ability of Administrator-level users to access com_joomlaupdate and trigger code execution.

Solution(s)

  • joomla-upgrade-3_8_13

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