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Joomla! Input Validation Flaw in Processing Request Data Lets Remote Users Inject SQL Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038522
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8917   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 18 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.7.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Joomla!. A remote user can inject SQL commands.

The software does not properly validate user-supplied input in request data. A remote user can supply a specially crafted parameter value to execute SQL commands on the underlying database.

Marc-Alexandre Montpas / reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.7.1).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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