Questions tagged [security]

This tag is for Joomla-related security questions, and extension/template coding in order to prevent intrusion.

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Security concern in Joomla .php: is define('_JEXEC', 1) safe to use?

I came across this on joomla.stackechange which has me concerned: "define('_JEXEC', 1) is a bad for security in the module. It allows people to use this file as an alternative entry point for ...
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Fabrik security issue: input tag attributes expose database table prefix

In the generated HTML for the input field, the id and name attributes shows the Joomla database table prefix. Exposing the database prefix is a security concern. Is there a way to prevent this? <...
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Upload and attachement for phpmailer

hello i starting an code to allow sending file via a form i create an input file field <input type="file" name="'.$field_name.'[]" accept="'.$values_field[0].'" id="'.$field_id.'" '.$placeholder.' ...
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Spam Emails and Web Host Security

Joomla 3.9.13 The past while i've been receiving a lot of emails with the subject line similar to; Subject: Warning: message 1iTQ2k-00083X-8c delayed 24 hours The email body contains the following, ...
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How can I make the Botscout feature work in the EasyCalcCheck+ security plugin?

I'm using EasyCalcCheck+ to beef up security on a Joomla site. In general it works well, adding a random math question to contact forms and registration. ECC+ also has options that enable ...
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Joomla CHMOD index.php changed from outside

For some time I have had the issue that the file permissions for index.php in the root directory (and sometimes within /administrator folder as well) is automatically changed from 644 and so page ...
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Can I use JCE as frontend editor?

I am building a online forum using Stackidea's Easydiscuss. The build-in BBCode editor is quite outdated so I am thinking to use JCE as front-end editor for my users. I find it quite handy when doing ...
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Unable to log in to Joomla! front-end

When attempting to log in using the standard Joomla! login page, the following message is displayed: Warning The security token did not match. The request was aborted to prevent any security ...