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Joomla Media Manager File Upload Vulnerability

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Joomla Media Manager File Upload Vulnerability

Disclosed
08/01/2013
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a vulnerability found in Joomla 2.5.x up to 2.5.13, as well as 3.x up to 3.1.4 versions. The vulnerability exists in the Media Manager component, which comes by default in Joomla, allowing arbitrary file uploads, and results in arbitrary code execution. The module has been tested successfully on Joomla 2.5.13 and 3.1.4 on Ubuntu 10.04. Note: If public access isn't allowed to the Media Manager, you will need to supply a valid username and password (Editor role or higher) in order to work properly.

Author(s)

  • Jens Hinrichsen
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@metasploit.com>

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_media_upload_exec
msf exploit(joomla_media_upload_exec) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(joomla_media_upload_exec) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(joomla_media_upload_exec) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(joomla_media_upload_exec) > exploit

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