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CuteNews Debug Info Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of cutenews

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to information
disclosure.

Description :

There is a bug in the remote version of CuteNews that permits a possible hacker
to obtain information from a call to the phpinfo() PHP function such as
the username of the user who installed php, if they are a SUDO user, the
IP address of the host, the web server version, the system version (unix
/ linux), and the root directory of the web server.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/346013

Solution:

Disable CuteNews or upgrade to the newest version.

Risk factor:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 9130

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2005 Tenable Network Security

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