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CVE-2010-0944 Scanner

Detects 'Directory Traversal' vulnerability in JCollection component for Joomla! affects v. Unknown.


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Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

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CVE-2010-0944 Scanner Detail

The JCollection component is a software plug-in that is included in the Joomla! content management system. This component is designed to provide users with a convenient way to manage collections of files within their website. It allows website administrators to create and organize collections of files, such as images, documents, and other media, directly from the Joomla! admin panel. 

However, in 2010, a vulnerability was discovered in the JCollection component that could be exploited by attackers to access sensitive files stored on the webserver. This vulnerability, known as CVE-2010-0944, exploits a directory traversal bug in the component's code. By manipulating the "controller" parameter in the URL of the index.php page, attackers can get the component to retrieve arbitrary files from the webserver - even if those files are outside the scope of the intended file collection.

Exploiting the CVE-2010-0944 vulnerability can have serious consequences for website owners. Attackers could use the vulnerability to access sensitive files, such as configuration files, databases, and other sensitive information. This could lead to a range of security issues, including data theft, unauthorized access, and website defacement. In some cases, the security of the entire webserver may be compromised.

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