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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CuteNews code injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of search.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is subject to
multiple remote file include attacks.

Description :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
input to the 'cutepath' parameter before using it in various scripts
to include PHP code. A possible hacker may use this flaw to inject
arbitrary code in the remote host and gain a shell with the rights
of the web server.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-02/0320.html

Solution :

Upgrade to CuteNews 0.89 or newer.

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: 6935

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Renaud Deraison

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