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  • Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: plg_xstandard
  • Severity: High
  • Versions: 1.5.8 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: Directory Traversal
  • Reported Date: 2009-January-7
  • Fixed Date: 2009-January-9

Description

A crafted request can cause disclosure of the directory structure on the server (including any directory that php has access to).

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.8 are affected.

Solution

Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.9 or newer).

Contact

The JSST at the Joomla! Security Center.

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