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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2017-8917

Joomla Core: SQL injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can use a SQL injection of Joomla Core, in order to read or alter data.
Impacted products: Joomla! Core.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 18/05/2017.
Revision date: 22/05/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2017-AVI-159, CVE-2017-8917, VIGILANCE-VUL-22757.

Description of the vulnerability

The Joomla Core product uses a database.

However, user's data are directly inserted in a SQL query.

An attacker can therefore use a SQL injection of Joomla Core, in order to read or alter data.
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