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Joomla poll component vulnerability



- Joomla poll component vulnerability
- Joomla poll component vulnerability



KAPDA New advisory

Vendor: http://www.joomla.org 
Vulnerable: 1.0.10 (prior versions also maybe
Affected) 
Bug: user session validation weakness
Exploitation: Remote with browser
Poc: available 

Description: 
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>From vendor=E2=80=99s website.
Joomla! is an award-winning Content Management System
(CMS) that will help you build websites and other
powerful online applications. Best of all, Joomla! is
an open source solution that is freely available to
everybody.

Vulnerability:
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There is a logical weakness in the codes of poll
component ( pollAddVote Function )and initSession();
that may allow remote users to vote an option
repeatedly in a short time without any restriction.
Even it=E2=80=99s possible to vote an unpublished poll Item.

Original advisory and Poc:
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http://www.kapda.ir/advisory-407.html 

Solution:
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Vendor was informed via official Bug Report on the
official  1.0.x Bug Tracker
 But there is no vendor supplied patch at this time.

Credit :
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Discovered & released by trueend5 (trueend5 kapda ir)
Security Science Researchers Institute Of Iran
[http://www.KAPDA.ir] 


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