JQuarks component for Joomla! unspecified path disclosure

jquarks-unspecified-path-disclosure (56523) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

The JQuarks component for Joomla! could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to cause an error message to be returned containing the full Joomla! installation path. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of JQuarks (0.2.4 or later), available from the JQuarks Web site. See References.

References:

  • JQuarks Web Site: News & updates from JQuarks.
  • CVE-2010-0670: Unspecified vulnerability in the IP-Tech JQuarks (com_jquarks) Component before 0.2.4 for Joomla! allows attackers to obtain the installation path for Joomla! via unknown vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 62529: JQuarks Component for Joomla! Unspecified Installation Path Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • IP-Tech JQuarks component for Joomla! 0.2.3
  • Joomla! Joomla!

Reported:

Dec 15, 2009

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