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Joomla! Shoutbox Pro Component "controller" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-04-06    Last Update:  2010-04-30    Views:  3,604

Secunia Advisory SA39352

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information, Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in the Shoutbox Pro component for Joomla!, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

Input passed via the "controller" parameter to index.php (when "option" is set to "com_shoutbox") is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local resources via directory traversal sequences and URL-encoded NULL bytes.


Solution:
Reportedly fixed in version 1.2. Contact the vendor for further information.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Vrs-hCk

Original Advisory:
Shoutbox Pro:
http://joomla.batjo.nl/news/23-security-release-shoutbox-archive-component..html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Subject: Joomla! Shoutbox Pro Component "controller" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

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risps RE: Joomla! Shoutbox Pro Component "controller" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability
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Last edited on 24th Apr, 2010 12:51
This has been fixed in version 1.2 of the shoutbox component: http://joomla.batjo.nl/news/23-security-release-sh...
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