29 March 2012
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT Security Bulletin ASB-2012.0044 A number of vulnerabilities have been identified in Joomla! 29 March 2012 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Joomla! Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account Reduced Security -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade Member content until: Saturday, April 28 2012 OVERVIEW A number of vulnerabilities have been identified in Joomla! prior to version 1.5.26. IMPACT The vendor has provided the following details regarding these vulnerabilities: "Insufficient randomness leads to password reset vulnerability."  "Inadequate permission checking allows unauthorised viewing of administrative back end information."  MITIGATION The vendor recommends upgrading to the latest version of Joomla! to correct these issues. [1,2] REFERENCES   - Core - Password Change http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/9-security/10-core-security/396-20120305-core-password-change   - Core - Information Disclosure http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/9-security/10-core-security/397-20120306-core-information-disclosure AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained in this document is accurate. However, the decision to use the information described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQIVAwUBT3P/5e4yVqjM2NGpAQLy9Q/8CgtXporPSBd/xH+Psuvm5gqLZJeX3cxd RxSYFI0UEjuCRZ/4ZigJ0Z+gbswYYCihNd8wO1Gk0ap8XqQ0lFCVVHvWeWjIZzb7 MYW86LkQ9xWj+J4supHGAaMfAr+nom7XRnnj+AL7DIIBIE33hV+9Q1ICvWQJ/hpL ZNBbUtXgxGt40nJYx6h+KPet9JzBG9orXxr8KBFxURkouKcf5TE7/ie89XlSzihr Fpjzwwj9mQjbwM48Q7lYn81V5TTUofgx5JrjXTpb1+TvFvW9Vs0UviZGETb8tLTp IWhMnnVcDUugOdgybviF/MlMCF1aHCCuD1nFNBLxcAxjeF9GtulEmJ6ddqVIFB+D jmlkmq9OTtE1ja8AhCPx9o1pT+73ymH8fJKdT47mEKO8VS+pGPTv1FLUgDLgSsUH bu+ykoLavL4khzbC8+O9YxnNuwOappY8twG+lKoFDGnur4/YrepJSmlnCi5sRjhN XipfvlnTwz9Bvlh+dfwGveYgzT3X63f9TzVQboawqWG/HSXYHwYlAM+Lk26MCcWX Abb5F35dcqyTV3VYKMbXnru/VDNeR/QCvIldzRytzE+ONdjYgf2G/vQw9DiRJ+4q SUWg9Y9i2wv6Nc9FbG69PWkFZlU3mipVenehsvSBa8HP+KVo/xu8SM+nnwCSI9rO JSF2LKHt7QE= =fXCH -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----