[20170704] – Core – Installer: Lack of Ownership Verification

[20170704] – Core – Installer: Lack of Ownership Verification

July 25, 2017 Joomla Security Miscellaneous Security 0
  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: CMS Installer
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 1.0.0 through 3.7.3
  • Exploit type: Lack of Ownership Verification
  • Reported Date: 2017-Apr-06
  • Fixed Date: 2017-July-25
  • CVE Number: CVE-2017-11364

Description

The CMS installer application lacked a process to verify the users ownership of a webspace, potentially allowing users to gain control.

Please note: Already installed sites are not affected, as this issue is limited to the installer application!

Affected Installs

Joomla! CMS versions 1.0.0 through 3.7.3

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.7.4

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Hanno Böck