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CVE-2016-8869 Detail

Current Description

The register method in the UsersModelRegistration class in controllers/user.php in the Users component in Joomla! before 3.6.4 allows remote attackers to gain privileges by leveraging incorrect use of unfiltered data when registering on a site.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/auxiliary/admin/http/joomla_registration_privesc Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93883 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037108 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://blog.sucuri.net/2016/10/details-on-the-privilege-escalation-vulnerability-in-joomla.html Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/660-20161002-core-elevated-privileges.html Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/commit/bae1d43938c878480cfd73671e4945211538fdcf Patch
https://medium.com/@showthread/joomla-3-6-4-account-creation-elevated-privileges-write-up-and-exploit-965d8fb46fa2#.rq4qh1v4r Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40637/ Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:joomla:joomla\!:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.6.3


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8869
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/07/2016