2007-4188 | Joomla CMS improper authentication (BID-25122 / XFDB-35953)

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A vulnerability was found in Joomla CMS up to 1.0.12 (Content Management System) and classified as critical. This issue affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-287. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Session fixation vulnerability in Joomla! before 1.0.13 (aka Sunglow) allows remote attackers to hijack administrative web sessions via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was released 08/07/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared at xforce.iss.net. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-4188 since 08/07/2007. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25840 (FreeBSD : joomla — multiple vulnerabilities (4872d9a7-4128-11dc-bdb0-0016179b2dd5)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 1.0.12 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 25122), X-Force (35953), Vulnerability Center (SBV-28257) and Tenable (25840). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 38203, 38202, 39364 and 86112.




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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.4

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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 25840
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : joomla — multiple vulnerabilities (4872d9a7-4128-11dc-bdb0-0016179b2dd5)
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OpenVAS ID: 58814
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: joomla
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Upgrade: CMS 1.0.12

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07/21/2021 +2320 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.joomla.org/

Advisory: xforce.iss.net
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CVE: CVE-2007-4188 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 25122 – Joomla! 1.0.12 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
X-Force: 35953
Vulnerability Center: 28257 – Joomla! Before 1.0.13 Session Fixation Vulnerability via Unspecified Vectors, Critical

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Created: 03/15/2015 15:58
Updated: 07/21/2021 14:10
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