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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Joomla! 1.6.x before 1.6.2 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via an empty Itemid array parameter to index.php, which reveals the installation path in an error message, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-2488.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published