Directory traversal vulnerability in Joomla! 3.4.x before 3.4.6 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via directory traversal sequences in the XML install file in an extension package archive.
Published 2015-12-16 21:59:09
Updated 2015-12-17 17:30:12
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversalInput validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8564

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 72 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8564

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8564

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: (Primary)
  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-8564

Products affected by CVE-2015-8564

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