CVE-2019-7739 - Input Validation vulnerability in Joomla Joomla!

Publication

2019-02-12

Last modification

2019-02-27

Summary

An issue was discovered in Joomla! before 3.9.3. The "No Filtering" textfilter overrides child settings in the Global Configuration. This is intended behavior. However, it might be unexpected for the user because the configuration dialog lacks an additional message to explain this.

Description

Joomla! Core is prone to a security-bypass vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to bypass security restrictions to perform unauthorized actions; this may aid in launching further attacks. Joomla! versions 2.5.0 through 3.9.2 are vulnerable.

Solution

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

Exploit

Currently, we are not aware of any working exploits. If you feel we are in error or if you are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: http://.

Classification

CWE-20 - Input Validation

Risk level (CVSS AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Medium

4.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None