Zero-day Vulnerability Database

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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 1

Arbitrary file upload in Joomla!

Arbitrary file upload

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper validation of file extensions by the media.php and index.php scripts. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted HTTP request, upload a malicious PHP script and execute arbitrary PHP code.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary PHP code execution on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

The weakness was disclosed 08/01/2013 by Jens Hinrichsen.

Software: Joomla!

The weakness was disclosed 08/01/2013 by Jens Hinrichsen.

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