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[20200403] - Core - Incorrect access control in com_users access level deletion function

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 - 3.9.16
  • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
  • Reported Date: 2020-March-13
  • Fixed Date: 2020-April-21
  • CVE Number: CVE-2020-11889

Description

Incorrect ACL checks in the access level section of com_users allow the unauthorized deletion of usergroups.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 - 3.9.16

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.17

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Hoang Kien from VSEC

[20200402] - Core - Missing checks for the root usergroup in usergroup table

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.0 - 3.9.16
  • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
  • Reported Date: 2020-February-27
  • Fixed Date: 2020-April-21
  • CVE Number: CVE-2020-11890

Description

Inproper input validations in the usergroup table class could lead to a broken ACL configuration.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 2.5.0 - 3.9.16

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.17

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Hoang Kien from VSEC

[20200401] - Core - Incorrect access control in com_users access level editing function

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Low
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.8.8 - 3.9.16
  • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
  • Reported Date: 2020-March-13
  • Fixed Date: 2020-April-21
  • CVE Number: CVE-2020-11891

Description

Incorrect ACL checks in the access level section of com_users allow the unauthorized editing of usergroups.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.8.8 - 3.9.16

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.17

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Hoang Kien from VSEC

[20200306] - Core - SQL injection in Featured Articles menu parameters

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: High
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 1.7.0-3.9.15
  • Exploit type: SQL Injection
  • Reported Date: 2020-March-9
  • Fixed Date: 2020-March-10
  • CVE Number: CVE-2020-10243

Description

The lack of type casting of a variable in SQL statement leads to a SQL injection vulnerability in the "Featured Articles" frontend menutype.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.7.0 - 3.9.15

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.16

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Sam Thomas, Pentest.co.uk

[20200305] - Core - Incorrect Access Control in com_fields SQL field

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: High
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.7.0-3.9.15
  • Exploit type: Incorrect Access Control
  • Reported Date: 2020-February-28
  • Fixed Date: 2020-March-10
  • CVE Number: CVE-2020-10239

Description

Incorrect Access Control in the SQL fieldtype of com_fields allows access for non-superadmin users.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 3.7.0 - 3.9.15

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.16

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Hoang Kien from VSEC