Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> CuteNews archive Parameter Information Disclosure Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

CuteNews archive Parameter Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a file via archive parameter of CuteNews

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that permits reading of
arbitrary files.

Description :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host fails to properly
sanitize the 'archive' parameter before using it to read a news file
and return it. An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to
leverage this issue to read arbitrary files on the remote host subject
to permissions of the web server user id.

Note that successful exploitation of this issue requires that PHP's
'register_globals' setting be enabled.

See also :

http://www.hamid.ir/security/cutenews.txt

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17152

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

IBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO L5630 2.13GHZ 24GB 1TB SATA
$1259.0
IBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO L5630 2.13GHZ 24GB 1TB SATA pictureIBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO E5645 2.40GHZ 32GB 600GB 10K SAS
$1399.0
IBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO E5645 2.40GHZ 32GB 600GB 10K SAS pictureIBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO E5630 2.53GHZ 16GB 2 X 146GB 15K SAS
$1189.0
IBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO E5630 2.53GHZ 16GB 2 X 146GB 15K SAS pictureIBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO L5630 2.13GHZ 48GB 2 X 600GB 10K SAS
$1719.0
IBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO L5630 2.13GHZ 48GB 2 X 600GB 10K SAS picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.