VDB-59485 · CVE-2010-5048 · BID 40230

JoomlaTune Com Jcomments admin.jcomments.php name cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in JoomlaTune Com Jcomments (Content Management System) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the file admin.jcomments.php. The manipulation of the argument name with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in admin.jcomments.php in the JoomlaTune JComments (com_jcomments) component for Joomla! allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the name parameter to index.php.

The weakness was published 11/22/2011 by High-Tech Bridge SA with High-Tech Bridge SA (Website). The advisory is shared at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2010-5048 since 11/22/2011. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

It is possible to download the exploit at securityfocus.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. By approaching the search of inurl:admin.jcomments.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

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

Similar entries are available at VDB-266070, VDB-266074, VDB-266075 and VDB-266310.






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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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05/18/2010 🔍
05/19/2010 +1 days 🔍
11/22/2011 +552 days 🔍
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11/22/2011 +0 days 🔍
03/23/2015 +1217 days 🔍
01/28/2018 +1042 days 🔍


Advisory: securityfocus.com
Researcher: High-Tech Bridge SA
Organization: High-Tech Bridge SA
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-5048 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 40230 - JoomlaTune JComments Joomla! Component 'ComntrNam' Parameter Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 39842 - Joomla JComments Component "name" Script Insertion Vulnerability, Less Critical

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 01/28/2018 09:59 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (53), 01/28/2018 09:59 AM (9)
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