Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Joomla media.php file.upload direct administrator access attempt

Rule Explanation

administrator/components/com_media/helpers/media.php in the media manager in Joomla! 2.5.x before 2.5.14 and 3.x before 3.1.5 allows remote authenticated users or remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and upload files with dangerous extensions via a filename with a trailing . (dot), as exploited in the wild in August 2013. Impact: CVSS base score 6.8 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2013-5576
administrator/components/com_media/helpers/media.php in the media manager in Joomla! 2.5.x before 2.5.14 and 3.x before 3.1.5 allows remote authenticated users or remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and upload files with dangerous extensions via a filename with a trailing . (dot), as exploited in the wild in August 2013.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score6.8
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access