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Joomla Deluxe Blog Factory Component "controller" File Inclusion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-04-15    Last Update:  2010-05-24    Views:  2,616

Secunia Advisory SA39473

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in the Deluxe Blog Factory component for Joomla, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

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

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.1.2. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.

Provided and/or discovered by:
AntiSecurity

Original Advisory:
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/12238

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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