Multiple vulnerabilities in Joomla!



Published: 2020-08-25
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2020-24599
CVE-2020-24598
CVE-2020-24597
CWE-ID CWE-79
CWE-601
CWE-22
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #3 is available.
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU46024

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-24599

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in mod_latestactions core component. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Joomla!: 3.9.0 - 3.9.20


CPE2.3 External links

http://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/824-20200801-core-xss-in-mod-latestactions.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Open redirect

EUVDB-ID: #VU46025

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-24598

CWE-ID: CWE-601 - URL Redirection to Untrusted Site ('Open Redirect')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to redirect victims to arbitrary URL.

The vulnerability exists due to improper sanitization of user-supplied data within the com_content vote feature. A remote attacker can create a link that leads to a trusted website, however, when clicked, redirects the victim to arbitrary domain.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to perform a phishing attack and steal potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Joomla!: 3.0.0 - 3.0.4, 3.1.0 - 3.1.6, 3.2.0 - 3.2.7, 3.3.0 - 3.3.6, 3.4.0 - 3.4.8, 3.5.0 - 3.5.9, 3.6.0 - 3.6.5, 3.7.0 - 3.7.5, 3.8.0 - 3.8.13, 3.9.0 - 3.9.20


CPE2.3 External links

http://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/825-20200802-core-open-redirect-in-com-content-vote-feature.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU46026

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-24597

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote user to perform directory traversal attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences in om_media. A remote authenticated user can send a specially crafted HTTP request and read arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Joomla!: 2.5.0 - 2.5.28, 3.0.0 - 3.0.4, 3.1.0 - 3.1.6, 3.2.0 - 3.2.7, 3.3.0 - 3.3.6, 3.4.0 - 3.4.8, 3.5.0 - 3.5.9, 3.6.0 - 3.6.5, 3.7.0 - 3.7.5, 3.8.0 - 3.8.13, 3.9.0 - 3.9.20


CPE2.3 External links

http://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/827-20200803-core-directory-traversal-in-com-media.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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