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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2018-10068

Joomla jDownloads: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Joomla jDownloads, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: Joomla Extensions ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/04/2018.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-10068, VIGILANCE-VUL-25827.

Description of the vulnerability

The jDownloads 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 jDownloads, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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