Vulnerability CVE-2008-0849


Published: 2008-02-20   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
SQL injection vulnerability in index.php in the Downloads (com_downloads) component for Mambo and Joomla! allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the cat parameter in a selectcat function, a different vector than CVE-2008-0652.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
joomla SQL Injection (cat)(com_downloads)
S@BUN
21.02.2008

Type:

CWE-89

(Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Mambo -> Com downloads 
Joomla -> Com downloads 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3676
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488291/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27860
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40621

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