Joomla! Extension 'JCK Suite' - 'jckeditor' =< 6.4.4 Privilege Escalation

High Nessus Plugin ID 121255


The remote Joomla! application has a plugin installed that is vulnerable to a sql injection attack.


The Joomla! application running on the remote host has a version of 'JCK Suite' - 'jckeditor' extension that is prior or equal to 6.4.4.
As such, the host is affected by a SQL injection (SQLi) vulnerability exists due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the back-end database, resulting in the disclosure or manipulation of arbitrary data.


Update the 'JCK Suite' - 'jckeditor' extension through the administrative dashboard.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121255

File Name: joomla_extension_jcksuite_6_4_4.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/01/21

Updated: 2019/01/21

Dependencies: 121256

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Standard sql injection

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.3

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Joomla!, www/PHP

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/14