Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')
Multiple eval injection vulnerabilities in the com_search component in Joomla! 1.5 beta before RC1 (aka Mapya) allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via PHP sequences in the searchword parameter, related to default_results.php in (1) components/com_search/views/search/tmpl/ and (2) templates/beez/html/com_search/search/.
CWE-94 - Code Injection
Code injection is a type of vulnerability that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. This vulnerability fully compromises the machine and can cause a wide variety of security issues, such as unauthorized access to sensitive information, manipulation of data, denial of service attacks etc. Code injection is different from command injection in the fact that it is limited by the functionality of the injected language (e.g. PHP), as opposed to command injection, which leverages existing code to execute commands, usually within the context of a shell.