Intrusion Prevention

Joomla!.Googlemaps.Plugin.Multiple.Vulnerabilities

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit possibly one or many vulnerabilities associated with Joomla! Googlemaps plugin.
The vulnerability is caused by a lack of sanitizing of the "url" parameter that is passed to "plugin_googlemap2_proxy.php". A remote attacker may be able exploit this to execute arbitrary script code within the context of the application or possibly cause a denial of service condition.

Affected Products

Joomla! any version containing Google Maps plugin

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary script code in the context of the affected site.

Recommended Actions

The vendor has removed the affect plugin from Joomla Base.
Upgrade to the latest version available.