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CuteNews <= 1.3.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in CuteNews <= 1.3.6

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains several PHP scripts that are prone to
multiple flaws, including possible arbitrary PHP code execution.

Description :

According to its version number, the remote host is running a version
of CuteNews that permits a possible hacker to inject arbitrary script through
the variables 'X-FORWARDED-FOR' or 'CLIENT-IP' when adding a comment.
On one hand, a possible hacker can inject a client-side script to be
executed by an administrator's browser when he/she chooses to edit the
added comment. On the other, a possible hacker with local access could
leverage this flaw to run arbitrary PHP code in the context of the web
server user.

Additionally, it suffers from a cross-site scripting flaw involving
the 'search.php' script.

See also :

http://www.kernelpanik.org/docs/kernelpanik/cutenews.txt
http://retrogod.altervista.org/cutenews.html

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12691, 14328

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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