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Vulnerability of Joomla JCK Editor: SQL injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a SQL injection of Joomla JCK Editor, in order to read or alter data.
Vulnerable software: Joomla Extensions ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 21/09/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-17254, VIGILANCE-VUL-27283.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Joomla JCK Editor 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 JCK Editor, in order to read or alter data.
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This computer weakness alert impacts software or systems such as Joomla Extensions ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness note is medium.

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

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Joomla JCK Editor: workaround.
A workaround is to disable Joomla JCK Editor.
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