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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6642

Original release date: 01/03/2008
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in Joomla! before 1.5 RC4 allow remote attackers to (1) add a Super Admin, (2) upload an extension containing arbitrary PHP code, and (3) modify the configuration as administrators via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071227 [HSC Security Group] Multiple CSRF in Joomla all versions - Complete compromise
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.joomla.org/content/view/4335/116/
External Source: BID
Name: 28111
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 41263
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29257
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3505
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:060
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019145

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  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)