Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Simple Email Form Joomla Extension
|Product:||Simple Email Form Joomla Extension|
|Vulnerable Versions:||1.8.5 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||October 29, 2014 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||October 29, 2014|
|Public Disclosure:||November 19, 2014|
|Latest Update:||November 19, 2014|
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)|
|Solution Status:||Solution Available|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered vulnerability in Simple Email Form Joomla Extension, which can be exploited to perform Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks against visitors and administrators of Joomla websites with installed plugin.
2014-10-29 Vendor Alerted via emails.
2014-11-06 Vendor Alerted via emails.
2014-11-14 Fix Requested via emails.
2014-11-17 Fix Requested via emails.
2014-11-19 Public disclosure with self-written patch.
Currently we are not aware of any official solution for this vulnerability.
Unofficial patch was developed by High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab and is available here: https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23241-patch.zip
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23241 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23241 - Reflected Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) in Simple Email Form Joomla Extension.|
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