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Vulnerability of Joomla Core: unauthorised authentication via LDAP

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a LDAP authentication on Joomla Core, in order to access to the service.
Vulnerable software: Joomla! Core.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 24/09/2014.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2014-6632, VIGILANCE-VUL-15397.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Joomla product can use LDAP to authenticate users.

However, an unauthorised user can log in via LDAP.

An attacker can therefore use a LDAP authentication on Joomla Core, in order to access to the service.
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This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Joomla! Core.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Joomla Core: version 3.3.4.
The version 3.3.4 is fixed:
  http://www.joomla.org/download.html

Joomla Core: version 3.2.5.
The version 3.2.5 is fixed:
  http://www.joomla.org/download.html

Joomla Core: version 2.5.25.
The version 2.5.25 is fixed:
  http://www.joomla.org/download.html
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