Joomla! Section Manager cross-site scripting
|joomla-section-manager-xss (35119)||Medium Risk|
Joomla! is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input when creating new sections in Section Manager. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the Title or Section Name form fields to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Upgrade to the latest version of Joomla! (1.0.13 or later), available from the Joomla Web site: 1.0.13 Changelog. See References.
- Joomla Web site: 1.0.13 Changelog: SECURITY A6 [LOW Level]: Fixed [#5630] HRS attack on variable "url".
- Joomla! 1.0.x Bug Tracker #5654 : Multiple fields subjected to Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.
- BID-24663: Joomla! Administration Module Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-5577: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Joomla! before 1.0.13 (aka Sunglow) allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) Title or (2) Section Name form fields in the Section Manager component, or (3) multiple unspecified fields in New Menu Item.
- OSVDB ID: 37173: Joomla! Section Manager Multiple Field XSS
- SA25804: Joomla! Section Manager Script Insertion
- Joomla! Joomla! 1.0.12 and prior
Jun 12, 2007
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