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Improper Neutralization of Formula Elements in a CSV File

CVE-2019-12765

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in Joomla! before 3.9.7. The CSV export of com_actionslogs is vulnerable to CSV injection.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-1236 - Improper Neutralization of Formula Elements in a CSV File

The software saves user-provided information into a Comma-Separated Value (CSV) file, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could be interpreted as a command when the file is opened by spreadsheet software.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published