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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Joomla! Vendors:
Joomla! Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Bypass Two-Factor Authentication
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039757
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-16633, CVE-2017-16634   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 10 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.2.0 - 3.8.1
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Joomla!. A remote user can bypass two-factor authentication. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote third-party user can bypass the target user's two-factor authentication [CVE-2017-16634].

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to trigger a flaw in com_fields and view potentially sensitive information about custom fields on the target site [CVE-2017-16633]. Versions 3.7.0 through 3.8.1 are affected.

Yarince reported one vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass two-factor authentication on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.8.2).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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