Security Announcements

  1. [20200706] - Core - System Information screen could expose redis or proxy credentials
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact: Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 3.0.0-3.9.19
    • Exploit type: Information Disclosure
    • Reported Date: 2020-Jun-17
    • Fixed Date: 2020-July-14
    • CVE Number: CVE-2020-15698

    Description

    Inadequate filtering in the system information screen could expose redis or proxy credentials

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 3.0.0 - 3.9.19

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.9.20

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By: Phil Taylor
  2. [20200705] - Core - Escape mod_random_image link
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact: Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 3.0.0-3.9.19
    • Exploit type: XSS
    • Reported Date: 2020-Jun-08
    • Fixed Date: 2020-July-14
    • CVE Number: CVE-2020-15696

    Description

    Lack of input filtering and escaping allows XSS attacks in mod_random_image

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 3.0.0 - 3.9.19

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.9.20

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By: Phil Taylor
  3. [20200704] - Core - Variable tampering via user table class
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact: Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 3.0.0-3.9.19
    • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
    • Reported Date: 2020-Jun-02
    • Fixed Date: 2020-July-14
    • CVE Number: CVE-2020-15697

    Description

    Internal read-only fields in the User table class could be modified by users.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 3.9.0 - 3.9.19

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.9.20

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By: Phil Taylor
  4. [20200703] - Core - CSRF in com_privacy remove-request feature
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact: Low
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 3.9.0-3.9.19
    • Exploit type: CSRF
    • Reported Date: 2020-May-07
    • Fixed Date: 2020-July-14
    • CVE Number: CVE-2020-15695

    Description

    A missing token check in the remove request section of com_privacy causes a CSRF vulnerability.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 3.9.0 - 3.9.19

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.9.20

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By: Bui Duc Anh Khoa from Viettel Cyber Security
  5. [20200702] - Core - Missing checks can lead to a broken usergroups table record
    • Project: Joomla!
    • SubProject: CMS
    • Impact: Moderate
    • Severity: Low
    • Versions: 2.5.0-3.9.19
    • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
    • Reported Date: 2020-April-04
    • Fixed Date: 2020-July-14
    • CVE Number: CVE-2020-15699

    Description

    Missing validation checks at the usergroups table object can result into an broken site configuration.

    Affected Installs

    Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 - 3.9.19

    Solution

    Upgrade to version 3.9.20

    Contact

    The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

    Reported By: Hoang Kien from VSEC