Joomla! 3.7.0 < 3.7.1 fields.php getListQuery() Method SQLi

critical Web Application Scanning Plugin ID 98218

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Synopsis

Joomla! 3.7.0 < 3.7.1 fields.php getListQuery() Method SQLi

Description

The Joomla! installation running on the remote web server is affected by a SQL injection vulnerability in the fields.php script due to improper sanitization of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the back-end database, resulting in the disclosure or modification of arbitrary data.

Solution

Upgrade to Joomla! version 3.7.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?79a94fdc

http://www.nessus.org/u?27b1deb5

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 98218

Type: remote

Published: 5/24/2018

Updated: 9/7/2021

Scan Template: pci, api, scan

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-8917

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-8917

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/17/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8917