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Joomla! JCE Component "name" Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-12-09    Last Update:  2012-09-05    Views:  1,849

Secunia Advisory SA47190

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in the JCE component for Joomla!, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the editor/extensions/browser/file.php script not properly validating uploaded files, which can be exploited to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a PHP file with e.g. an appended ".gif" file extension.

Successful exploitation requires "Author" privileges.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.0.17. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 2.0.19.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Additional information provided by Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
JCE:
http://www.joomlacontenteditor.net/news/item/jce-2018-released?category_id=32

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

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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