Multiple vulnerabilities in Joomla!

Posted: November 26, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Multiple vulnerabilities in Joomla!

Vulnerability: Multiple vulnerabilities in Joomla!

Danger: Low
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 1

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5827
Vector of operation: Remote
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
Security Bypass

Affected products: Joomla! 2.x

Affected versions: Joomla! 2.5.7 possibly earlier.


The vulnerability allows malicious people to conduct XSS attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to the lack of authentication of HTTP requests when you perform some action. A remote user can perform CSRF attack.

Manufacturer URL:

Solution: Install the latest version 2.5.8 from the manufacturer.


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