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CVE-2011-2509 Detail

Description

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Joomla! before 1.6.4 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the query string to the com_contact component, as demonstrated by the Itemid parameter to index.php; (2) the query string to the com_content component, as demonstrated by the filter_order parameter to index.php; (3) the query string to the com_newsfeeds component, as demonstrated by an arbitrary parameter to index.php; or (4) the option parameter in a reset.request action to index.php; and, when Internet Explorer or Konqueror is used, (5) allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the searchword parameter in a search action to index.php in the com_search component.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/27/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/352-20110604-xss-vulnerability.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/28/4 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/29/12 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.15:rc:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.5.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:alpha2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta11:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta12:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta13:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta14:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta15:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:beta9:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.6.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2509
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2018