Jx Development Article Component for Joomla! and Mambo com_articles.php file include

jxarticle-comarticles-file-include (33663) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


The Jx Development Article Component could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the com_articles.php script using the absolute_path to specify a malicious file from a remote system, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.


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


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Jx Development Article Component for Joomla! and Mambo Web site: Jx Development Web site.
  • BID-23513: Mambo/Joomla New Article Component Absolute_Path Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-2089: Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in the Jx Development Article 1.1 and earlier component for Mambo and Joomla! allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the absolute_path parameter to com_articles.php in (1) components/ or (2) classes/html/.
  • OSVDB ID: 34802: Jx Development Article for Joomla/Mambo com_articles.php absolute_path Parameter Remote File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • Jx Development Article Compnent for Joomla! and Mambo 1.1


Apr 14, 2007

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