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Secunia Research: Joomla! JCE Component Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability

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                    Secunia Research 16/05/2012

     - Joomla! JCE Component Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software...................................................1
Severity............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software....................................3
Description of Vulnerability........................................4
Solution............................................................5
Time Table..........................................................6
Credits.............................................................7
References..........................................................8
About Secunia.......................................................9
Verification.......................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Joomla! JCE Component version 2.0.21.

NOTE: Prior versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: System Access
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"JCE makes creating and editing Joomla! content easy

Add a set of tools to your Joomla! environment that gives you the 
power to create the kind of content you want, without limitations, 
and without needing to know or learn HTML, XHTML, CSS."

Product Link:
http://www.joomlacontenteditor.net/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

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

An error due to the components/com_jce/editor/extensions/browser
/file.php script (when "chunk" is set to a value greater than "0") not 
properly verifying uploaded files can be exploited to execute arbitrary 
PHP code by uploading a PHP file with e.g. a ".jpg.pht" file extension.

Successful exploitation requires "Author" privileges.

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5) Solution 

Update to version 2.1.0.

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6) Time Table

03/05/2012 - Security contact requested.
03/05/2012 - Vendor provides security contact.
03/05/2012 - Vendor notified.
14/05/2012 - Vendor releases version 2.1.0.
16/05/2012 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Jon Butler, Secunia.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has not 
currently assigned a CVE identifier for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2012-15/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
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