Detects 'Directory Traversal' vulnerability in iNetLanka Multiple Map component of Joomla affects v. 1.0.
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The iNetLanka Multiple Map (com_multimap) component is a popular plugin used with the Joomla! content management system to enable the integration of Google maps into websites. This allows website owners to display maps with locations of particular interest to their visitors. The component is easy to install and can work with various Joomla! templates, making it a popular choice among developers.
However, the iNetLanka Multiple Map component has been found to have a critical vulnerability that can be exploited by malicious actors. Identified as CVE-2010-1953, the vulnerability makes it possible for remote attackers to gain access to sensitive files by inserting a ".." command in the controller parameter of the index.php file.
When exploited, the vulnerability can lead to unauthorized read access to files, which can include users' sensitive data, login credentials, and other confidential information. This can, in turn, give attackers unrestricted access to an organization's digital assets, resulting in data breaches, identity thefts and other forms of cyberattacks.
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