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CVE-2008-4764 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the eXtplorer module (com_extplorer) 2.0.0 RC2 and earlier in Joomla! allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the dir parameter in a show_error action.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/27/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4764
Original release date:
10/27/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28764 Exploit External Source BID 28764
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41873 External Source XF extplorer-dir-directory-traversal(41873)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5435 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 5435

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