GCalendar component for Joomla! index.php file include
|gcalendar-index-file-include (56863)||Medium Risk|
The GCalendar component for Joomla! could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the index.php script using the the controller parameter to specify a malicious file from the local system, which could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information or execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.
Note: In order to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code, the attacker would first be required to upload a malicious file or inject arbitrary commands into an existing file.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- GCalendar Web page: GCalendar.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [03-15-2010]: Joomla component com_gcalendar Suite v2.1.5 Local File Include .
- BID-38742: G4J GCalendar Suite Joomla! Component 'controller' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-0972: Directory traversal vulnerability in the GCalendar (com_gcalendar) component 2.1.5 for Joomla! allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in the controller parameter to index.php.
- OSVDB ID: 62930: GCalendar Component for Joomla! index.php controller Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
- SA38925: Joomla GCalendar Component "controller" File Inclusion Vulnerability
- allon.moritz GCalendar component for Joomla! 2.1.5
- Joomla! Joomla!
Mar 15, 2010
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