com_redshop component for Joomla! view parameter file include

redshop-view-file-include (57512) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The com_redshop component for Joomla! could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to index.php script using the view parameter to specify a malicious file from a remote or 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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Redshop component for Joomla! (1.0 RC1 or later), available from the redComponent Web site. See References.

References:

  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-04-2010]: Joomla Component redSHOP Local File Inclusion Vulnerability.
  • redComponent Web site: redComponent.
  • BID-39206: Joomla! 'com_redshop' Component 'view' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-1531: Directory traversal vulnerability in the redSHOP (com_redshop) component 1.0.x for Joomla! allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the view parameter to index.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 63535: redSHOP Component for Joomla! index.php view Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
  • SA39343: Joomla! redSHOP Component "view" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Joomla! Joomla!
  • redComponent com_redshop

Reported:

Apr 04, 2010

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