Joomla! < 3.9.12 XSS Vulnerability

2019-09-26T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310114135
Type openvas
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-09-26T00:00:00

Description

Joomla! is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability due to inadequate escaping, which makes attacks using the logo parameter of the default templates possible.

                                        
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CPE = "cpe:/a:joomla:joomla";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.114135");
  script_version("2019-09-26T09:57:30+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-09-26 09:57:30 +0000 (Thu, 26 Sep 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2019-09-26 11:30:36 +0200 (Thu, 26 Sep 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2019-16725");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner");

  script_name("Joomla! < 3.9.12 XSS Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("This script is Copyright (C) 2019 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("joomla_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("joomla/installed");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Joomla! is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability due to inadequate
  escaping, which makes attacks using the logo parameter of the default templates possible.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Joomla! versions between 3.0.0 and 3.9.11.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 3.9.12 or later.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/791-20190901-core-xss-in-logo-parameter-of-default-templates.html");

  exit(0);
}

include("host_details.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

if(!port = get_app_port(cpe: CPE))
  exit(0);

if(!infos = get_app_version_and_location(cpe: CPE, port: port, exit_no_version: TRUE))
  exit(0);

version = infos['version'];
path = infos['location'];

if(version_in_range(version: version, test_version: "3.0.0", test_version2: "3.9.11")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version: version, fixed_version: "3.9.12", install_path: path);
  security_message(port: port, data: report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(99);