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Joomla Akeeba Kickstart Unserialize Remote Code Execution

Disclosed
09/29/2014
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a vulnerability found in Joomla! through 2.5.25, 3.2.5 and earlier 3.x versions and 3.3.0 through 3.3.4 versions. The vulnerability affects the Akeeba component, which is responsible for Joomla! updates. Nevertheless it is worth to note that this vulnerability is only exploitable during the update of the Joomla! CMS.

Author(s)

  • Johannes Dahse
  • us3r777 <us3r777@n0b0.so>

Platform

PHP

Architectures

php

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/unix/webapp/joomla_akeeba_unserialize
msf exploit(joomla_akeeba_unserialize) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(joomla_akeeba_unserialize) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(joomla_akeeba_unserialize) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(joomla_akeeba_unserialize) > exploit

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