[KAPDA::#55] - Joomla poll component vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-21T00:00:00


KAPDA New advisory

Vendor: http://www.joomla.org Vulnerable: 1.0.10 (prior versions also maybe Affected) Bug: user session validation weakness Exploitation: Remote with browser Poc: available


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There is a logical weakness in the codes of poll component ( pollAddVote Function )and initSession(); that may allow remote users to vote an option repeatedly in a short time without any restriction. Even ita€™s possible to vote an unpublished poll Item.

Original advisory and Poc:



Vendor was informed via official Bug Report on the official 1.0.x Bug Tracker But there is no vendor supplied patch at this time.

Credit :

Discovered & released by trueend5 (trueend5 kapda ir) Security Science Researchers Institute Of Iran [http://www.KAPDA.ir]

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