Joomla! 2.5.x < 2.5.16 / 3.x < 3.1.6 Multiple XSS Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote web server hosts a PHP application that is affected by
multiple cross-site vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its self-identified version number, the Joomla! install
hosted on the remote web server is affected by multiple cross-site
scripting vulnerabilities related to the included 'com_contact',
'com_weblinks', 'com_newsfeeds' components.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead
relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

http://developer.joomla.org/security/570-core-xss-20131101.html
http://developer.joomla.org/security/571-core-xss-20131102.html
http://developer.joomla.org/security/572-core-xss-20131103.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d08edbd9
http://www.nessus.org/u?e382a970

Solution :

Upgrade to version 2.5.16 / 3.1.6 / 3.2.0 or apply the referenced
patch.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 70918 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63598

CVE ID: