Joomla! 3.9.0 - 3.9.14 XSS Vulnerability

2020-01-29T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310143417
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2020 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-02-11T00:00:00

Description

Joomla! is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

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

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.143417");
  script_version("2020-02-11T08:37:57+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-02-11 08:37:57 +0000 (Tue, 11 Feb 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2020-01-29 06:16:56 +0000 (Wed, 29 Jan 2020)");
  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-2020-8421");

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

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

  script_name("Joomla! 3.9.0 - 3.9.14 XSS Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2020 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.");

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

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Inadequate escaping of usernames allow XSS attacks in com_actionlogs.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Joomla! versions 3.9.0 - 3.9.14.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 3.9.15 or later.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://developer.joomla.org/security-centre/800-20200103-core-xss-in-com-actionlogs");

  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"];
location = infos["location"];

if (version_in_range(version: version, test_version: "3.9.0", test_version2: "3.9.14")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version: version, fixed_version: "3.9.15", install_path: location);
  security_message(data: report, port: port);
  exit(0);
}

exit(99);