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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2020-35611

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

An issue was discovered in Joomla! 2.5.0 through 3.9.22. The globlal configuration page does not remove secrets from the HTML output, disclosing the current values.

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

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published