[20200306] - Core - SQL injection in Featured Articles menu parameters

  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS
  • Impact: High
  • Severity:Low
  • Versions: 1.7.0-3.9.15
  • Exploit type: SQL Injection
  • Reported Date: 2020-March-9
  • Fixed Date: 2020-March-10
  • CVE Number:CVE-2020-10243

Description

The lack of type casting of a variable in SQL statement leads to a SQL injection vulnerability in the

"Featured Articles" frontend menutype.

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.7.0 - 3.9.15

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.9.16

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Sam Thomas, Pentest.co.uk