CVE-2020-13761

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Description

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.

References

https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/813-20200601-core-xss-in-modules-heading-tag-option

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-06-02

Updated: 2020-10-19

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
112485Joomla! 2.5.x < 3.9.19 Multiple VulnerabilitiesWeb Application ScanningComponent Vulnerability
high
137366Joomla 2.5.x < 3.9.19 Multiple Vulnerabilities (5812-joomla-3-9-19)NessusCGI abuses
high