Vulnerabilities in DS-Syndicate for Joomla

From: MustLive <>
Subject: Vulnerabilities in DS-Syndicate for Joomla

Hello Bugtraq!

I want to warn you about security vulnerabilities in plugin DS-Syndicate for

Advisory: Vulnerabilities in DS-Syndicate for Joomla
Affected products: all versions of DS-Syndicate for Joomla.

16.08.2009 - found vulnerabilities.
04.03.2010 - announced at my site. And after making of announcement of these
vulnerabilities, I found that already in 2008 this SQLi vulnerability was
found by boom3rang (before I found it in 2009). Which disclosed exploit for
it at ( So boom3rang first
found SQLi, and I first found Full path disclosure in this plugin.
09.03.2010 - informed developer (and at developer's site I found that he'd
no more support of this plugin, after his site on Joomla was hacked).
21.05.2010 - disclosed at my site.

These are SQL Injection and Full path disclosure vulnerabilities.

SQL Injection:


Full path disclosure:


Note, that developer of the plugin don't support it anymore, so users of the
plugin need to fix it by themselves.

Just after disclosure of these vulnerabilities, I also found new
vulnerabilities in DS-Syndicate which I wrote about in separate advisory.

Best wishes & regards,
Administrator of Websecurity web site

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