Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
NameCVE-2012-2901First vendor Publication2012-05-21
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2012-05-22

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Profile List in the Joomla Content Editor (JCE) component before 2.1 for Joomla! allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the search parameter to administrator/index.php.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2901

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-79Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Sources (Detail)

BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53559
CONFIRM http://www.joomlacontenteditor.net/news/item/jce-21-released?category_id=32
MISC http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2012-14/
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/49206
XF http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/75670

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2013-05-10 22:40:55
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