Joomla CMS up to 3.0.3 access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Joomla CMS up to 3.0.3 (Content Management System). This affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The weakness was presented 05/03/2013 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2013-3056 since 04/15/2013. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 66250 (FreeBSD : Joomla! -- XXS and DDoS vulnerabilities (57df803e-af34-11e2-8d62-6cf0490a8c18)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 2.5.10 or 3.0.4 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (83808) and Tenable (66250). See 64088, 64087, 64086 and 64085 for similar entries.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Temp Score: 3.4
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 66250
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : Joomla! -- XXS and DDoS vulnerabilities (57df803e-af34-11e2-8d62-6cf0490a8c18)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: CMS 2.5.10/3.0.4


04/15/2013 🔍
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03/24/2015 +686 days 🔍
01/02/2022 +2476 days 🔍



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CVE: CVE-2013-3056 (🔍)
X-Force: 83808
Vulnerability Center: 39462 - Joomla! 2.5.0 - 2.5.9, 3.0.0 - 3.0.3 Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability - CVE-2013-3056, Medium
SecurityFocus: 59483 - Joomla! CVE-2013-3058 Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/02/2022 02:50 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (63), 04/21/2019 11:57 AM (4), 01/02/2022 02:50 PM (3)
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