Family: CGI abuses --> Category: attack
Mambo / Joomla Component / Module mosConfig_absolute_path Parameter Remote File Include Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to read a local file using Mambo / Joomla components and modules
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to
remote file include attacks.
The remote host contains a third-party Mambo / Joomla component or
The version of at least one such component or module installed on the
remote host fails to sanitize input to the 'mosConfig_absolute_path'
parameter before using it to include PHP code. Provided PHP's
'register_globals' setting is enabled, an unauthenticated attacker may
be able to exploit these flaws to view arbitrary files on the remote
host or to execute arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken from third-party
See also :
Disable PHP's 'register_globals' setting or contact the product's
author to see if an upgrade exists.
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
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