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  • [20090606] - Core - Missing JEXEC Check
  • [20090605] - Core - Frontend XSS - PHP_SELF not properly filtered
  • [20090604] - Core - Frontend XSS - HTTP_REFERER not properly filtered

[20090606] - Core - Missing JEXEC Check

Posted: 30 Jun 2009 09:46 PM PDT

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: Admin client
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 1.5.11 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2009-June-22
  • Fixed Date: 2009-June-30

Description

Some files were missing the check for JEXEC. These scripts will then expose internal path information of the host.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.11 are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.12 or newer).

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

[20090605] - Core - Frontend XSS - PHP_SELF not properly filtered

Posted: 30 Jun 2009 09:46 PM PDT

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: Site client
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 1.5.11 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2009-June-03
  • Fixed Date: 2009-June-30

Description

An attacker can inject JavaScript code in a URL that will be executed in the context of targeted user browser.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.11 are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.12 or newer).

Reported By Paul Boekholt (Byte Internet)

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

[20090604] - Core - Frontend XSS - HTTP_REFERER not properly filtered

Posted: 30 Jun 2009 09:45 PM PDT

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: Site client
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 1.5.11 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: XSS
  • Reported Date: 2009-June-30
  • Fixed Date: 2009-June-30

Description

An attacker can inject JavaScript or DHTML code that will be executed in the context of targeted user browser, allowing the attacker to steal cookies. HTTP_REFERER variable is not properly parsed.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.11 are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.12 or newer).

Reported by Juan Galiana Lara (Internet Security Auditors)

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

 

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