AutoStand Category mod_as_category.php file include

autostand-modascategory-file-include (33660) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

AutoStand Category module for Joomla could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the mod_as_category.php script using the mosConfig_absolute_path parameter to specify a malicious file from a remote system, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • AutoStand Category Web site: Joomlafrance - AutoStand. (Site in French)
  • BID-23490: Joomla/Mambo Autostand Category Module MosConfig_Absolute_Path Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2319: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in the AutoStand 1.1 and earlier module for Joomla! allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the mosConfig_absolute_path parameter to mod_as_category.php in (1) modules/mod_as_category/ or (2) modules/.
  • OSVDB ID: 35753: AutoStand mod_as_category.php mosConfig_absolute_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • Joomla! AutoStand Category module for Joomla! 1.1

Reported:

Apr 14, 2007

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