NoGe has discovered a vulnerability in the VirtueMart Google Base component for Joomla, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system
Input passed to the "mosConfig_absolute_path" parameter in administrator/components/com_googlebase/admin.googlebase.php is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local or external resources.
This vulnerability is confirmed in VirtueMart Google Base version 1.3. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 1.5 (07-11-2008).
Provided and/or discovered by: NoGe
Original Advisory: http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6975
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Subject: Joomla VirtueMart Google Base Component "mosConfig_absolute_path" File Inclusion
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