• Project: Joomla!
  • SubProject: Framework
  • Severity: Moderate
  • Versions: 1.5.12 and all previous 1.5 releases
  • Exploit type: Path Disclosure
  • Reported Date: 2009-July-21
  • Fixed Date: 2009-July-22


Some files were missing the check for JEXEC. These scripts will then expose internal path information of the host.

Affected Installs

All 1.5.x installs prior to and including 1.5.12 are affected.


Upgrade to latest Joomla! version (1.5.13 or newer).


The JSST at the Joomla! Security Centre.

Reported By: Juan Galiana Lara (Internet Security Auditors)