Joomla! < 3.8.9 Local File Inclusion with PHP 5.3

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111063


The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a file inclusion vulnerability.


According to its self-reported version number, the Joomla! installation running on the remote web server is prior to 3.8.9. It is, therefore, affected by a file inclusion vulnerability.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Joomla! version 3.8.9 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111063

File Name: joomla_389.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2018/07/13

Modified: 2018/08/31

Dependencies: 21142

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12712

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:joomla:joomla\!

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12712

BID: 104566