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[20090723] - Core - com_mailto Timeout Issue

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:36 PM PDT

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: com_mailto
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 1.5.13 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: Email
  • Reported Date: 2009-July-28
  • Fixed Date: 2009-July-30

Description

In com_mailto, it was possible to bypass timeout protection against sending automated emails.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.13 are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.14 or newer).

Reported by WHK and Gergő Erdősi

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