[20120901] - Core - XSS Vulnerability

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 2.5.6 and all earlier 2.5.x versions
  • Exploit type: XSS Vulnerability
  • Reported Date: 2012-April-30
  • Fixed Date: 2012-September-13

Description

Inadequate escaping of output leads to XSS vulnerability.

Affected Installs

Joomla! versions 2.5.6 and all earlier 2.5.x versions

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.5.7

Reported by Janek Vind and Antoine Cervoise

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

Source: http://feeds.joomla.org/~r/JoomlaSecurityNews/~3/uFrQh76JFbE/539-20120901-core-xss-vulnerability.html