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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: All
  • Severity: Low
  • Versions: 3.0.2 and earlier 3.0.x versions.
  • Exploit type: Information disclosure
  • Reported Date: 2013-January-16
  • Fixed Date: 2013-February-4
  • CVE Number: CVE-2013-1455


Undefined variable caused information disclosure in some situations.

Affected Installs

Joomla! version 3.0.2 and earlier 3.0.x


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Following are the meeting notes from the Production Leadership Team meeting held in February 2013. 

PLT Meeting Notes - February 2013...

As part of the normal budgeting process, the Production Leadership Team has come up with six goals for 2013. Those goals concern releases of the Joomla Platform and the Joomla CMS, continuing maintenance updates, and outreach and promotion to a technical audience. 


Goal #1: Complete Three Iterations of the Joomla Platform Project.

Our goal is to


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  • Platform manual converted from DocBook to Markdown to improve readability and enhance contribution.
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