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[20181004] - Core - ACL Violation in com_users for the admin verification

by on09 October 2018
Project: Joomla! SubProject: CMS Impact: Moderate Severity: Low Versions: 1.5.0 through 3.8.12
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: Moderate
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 1.5.0 through 3.8.12
  • Exploit type: ACL Violation
  • Reported Date: 2017-December-27
  • Fixed Date: 2018-October-02
  • CVE Number: CVE-2018-17855

Description

In case that an attacker gets access to the mail account of an user who can approve admin verifications in the registration process he can activate himself.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.5.0 through 3.8.12

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.8.13

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Paul Freeman
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