Security for everyone

CVE-2010-2033 Scanner

Detects 'Directory Traversal' vulnerability in Percha Multicategory Article component of Joomla affects v. 0.6.


Short Info



Single Scan

Single Scan

Can be used by

Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

Scan only one




The Percha Multicategory Article component is a Joomla! software that allows users to organize and categorize articles. It is a useful tool for website administrators who need to manage a large number of articles across multiple categories. The component provides an intuitive interface that makes it easy to add, edit, and delete categories as well as articles.

In 2010, a CVE-2010-2033 vulnerability was detected in the Percha Multicategory Article component for Joomla! The vulnerability was caused by a directory traversal flaw that allowed remote attackers to read arbitrary files and possibly have other unspecified impacts by using a ".." in the controller parameter to index.php. This flaw could be exploited by attackers to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information that was not intended to be publicly accessible.

When the CVE-2010-2033 vulnerability is exploited, it can lead to severe consequences. The attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information that is not intended to be publicly accessible. Moreover, the exploitation of this vulnerability can result in the plugin or component being exploited fully. This can lead to a complete hack of the Joomla content management system, resulting in the website being taken offline or defaced. is a powerful platform that provides users with comprehensive, detailed, and up-to-date information about vulnerabilities in their digital assets. By subscribing to the pro features of this platform, users can enjoy advanced vulnerability scanning capabilities, real-time notifications, and integration with their existing network security tools. Thanks to, users can protect their digital assets from threats, vulnerabilities, and exploits that could interrupt website availability, reduce revenues, or damage brand reputation.



cyber security services for everyone one. Free security tools, continuous vulnerability scanning and many more.
Try it yourself,
control security posture