Intrusion Prevention

Joomla!.com_fields.SQL.Injection

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a SQL Injection vulnerability in Joomla content management system.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of HTTP parameters when processing HTTP requests. It may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL statements via a crafted HTTP request which could lead to arbitrary code execution with database privileges.

Affected Products

Joomla version 3.7.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can add, view, delete or modify data in the database of the affected application

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5705-joomla-3-7-1-release.html

CVE References

CVE-2017-8917

Other References

5705 42033