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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 1

Directory traversal in nBill
CVE-2010-4270

Directory traversal

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to view contents of arbitrary files on the server.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient filtration of user-supplied input in "/administrator/components/com_nbill/admin.nbill.php" and "/components/com_nbill/nbill.php" scripts. A remote attacker can send specially crafted HTTP request, containing directory traversal sequences (e.g. тАЬ../тАЭ) and view contents of arbitrary file on vulnerable server.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to potentially sensitive information.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited against Joomla! installations.


Software: nBill

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