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[20120304] – Core – Password Change

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0, and all 1.7.x and 1.6.x releases
  • Exploit type: Password Change
  • Reported Date: 2012-March-8
  • Fixed Date: 2012-March-15

Description

Insufficient randomness leads to password reset vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! versions 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0, and all 1.7.x and 1.6.x versions

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.3

Reported by George Argyros and Aggelos Kiayias

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

[20120303] – Core – Privilege Escalation

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0, and all 1.7.x and 1.6.x releases
  • Exploit type: Privilege Escalation
  • Reported Date: 2012-March-12
  • Fixed Date: 2012-March-15

Description

Programming error allows privilege escalation in some cases.Affected Installs

Joomla! versions 2.5.2, 2.5.1, 2.5.0, and all 1.7.x and 1.6.x versions

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.3

Reported by Jeff Channel

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

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