SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
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A weakness has been reported in the Aardvertiser component for
Joomla!, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
manipulate certain data and potentially gain escalated privileges.
The weakness is caused due to the component setting insecure
permissions (777) for certain unspecified folders. This can be
exploited to e.g. modify, create, or delete files contained in the
The weakness is reported in versions prior to 2.2.1.
Update to version 2.2.1.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Pierre of the Joomla! Extensions Directory.