Joomlacomponent.inetlanka Com Multiroot 1.0 index.php controller path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in Joomlacomponent.inetlanka Com Multiroot 1.0 (Content Management System) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument controller with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-22. The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Directory traversal vulnerability in the iNetLanka Multiple root (com_multiroot) component 1.0 and 1.1 for Joomla! allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the controller parameter to index.php. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

The weakness was published 04/18/2010 with isec (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-1954 since 05/18/2010. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details as well as a exploit are known. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1006.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:index.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 43636 (Joomla! / Mambo Component controller Parameter Local File Inclusion), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (43636).






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Class: Path traversal

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 43636
Nessus Name: Joomla! / Mambo Component controller Parameter Local File Inclusion
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04/18/2010 🔍
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09/13/2021 +2370 days 🔍


Organization: isec
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-1954 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 39552 - Multiple Root Joomla! Component 'controller' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
Secunia: 39531 - Joomla! iNetLanka Multiple root Component "controller" File Inclusion Vulnerabil, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 63941 - iNetLanka Multiple Root Component for Joomla! index.php controller Parameter Directory Traversal Arbitrary File Access
Vupen: ADV-2010-0928

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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/13/2021 07:11 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (55), 09/25/2015 07:04 PM (7), 09/13/2021 06:56 PM (2), 09/13/2021 07:03 PM (7), 09/13/2021 07:11 PM (2)
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