J!Research component for Joomla! controller parameter file include
|jresearch-controller-file-include (57123)||Medium Risk|
J!Research component for Joomla! could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to multiple scripts using 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 using a local file, the attacker would first be required to upload a malicious file or inject arbitrary commands into an existing file.
Upgrade to the latest version of J!Research (188.8.131.52 or later), available from the J! Research Web site. See References.
- J! Research Web site: Download J! Research.
- Packetstorm Security Web Site: The Joomla J!Research component suffers from a local file inclusion vulnerability.
- BID-38917: Joomla! 'com_jresearch' Component 'controller' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-1340: Directory traversal vulnerability in jresearch.php in the J!Research (com_jresearch) component for Joomla! allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the controller parameter to index.php.
- OSVDB ID: 63147: J!Research Component (com_jresearch) for Joomla! index.php controller Parameter Directory Traversal Local File Inclusion
- SA39079: Joomla J!Research Component controller File Inclusion Vulnerability
- Joomla! J!Research component
- Joomla! Joomla!
Mar 23, 2010
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