com_hsconfig component for Joomla! index.php file include
|comhsconfig-index-file-include (57572)||Medium Risk|
The com_hsconfig 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 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 May 1, 2013.
- Joomla! Web site: Joomla!.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-06-2010]: Joomla Component Highslide JS com_hsconfig Local File Inclusion Vulnerability .
- BID-39239: Joomla! Highslide JS Component 'controller' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
- CVE-2010-1314: Directory traversal vulnerability in the Highslide JS (com_hsconfig) component 1.5 and 2.0.9 for Joomla! allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the controller parameter to index.php. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 63579: Highslide JS Component for Joomla! index.php controller Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
- SA39359: Joomla! Highslide JS Component "controller" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability
- Joomla! com_hsconfig
- Joomla! Joomla!
Apr 06, 2010
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