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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


templates/system/error.php in Joomla! before 1.5.23 might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors that trigger an undefined value of a certain error field, leading to disclosure of the installation path. NOTE: this might overlap CVE-2011-2488.

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published