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computer vulnerability 14885

Joomla K2 Content: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Joomla K2 Content, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted systems: Joomla Extensions ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: client access/rights.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 11/06/2014.
Références of this alert: VIGILANCE-VUL-14885.

Description of the vulnerability

The K2 Content extension can be installed on Joomla.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Joomla K2 Content, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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