Joomla! before 3.9.19 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation (‘Cross-site Scripting’) Vulnerability

Summary

Lack of input validation in the heading tag option of the “Articles – Newsflash” and “Articles – Categories” modules allow XSS attacks.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Bui Duc Anh Khoa

The original article can be found at:https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/813-20200601-core-xss-in-modules-heading-tag-option


Details

In Joomla! before 3.9.19, lack of input validation in the heading tag option of the “Articles – Newsflash” and “Articles – Categories” modules allows XSS.

 

Vulnerable Systems:

Joomla! before 3.9.19

 

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-13761

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:6/2/2020

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