Cross-site scripting in Joomla!

Posted: October 10, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Joomla vulnerabilityVulnerability: Cross-site scripting in Joomla!

Danger: Low
If the Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
Affected products: Joomla! 3.x

Affected versions: Joomla! versions prior to 3.0.1.


The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to insufficient input validation in a component language search. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user’s browser session in context of an affected site.

Manufacturer URL:

Solution: Update to version 3.0.1 from the manufacturer.


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