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CuteNews directory traversal flaw

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for CuteNews dir traversal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web site contains a PHP application that is affected by a
directory traversal flaw.

Description :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input to the 'template' parameter of the
'show_archives.php' and 'show_news.php' scripts. A possible hacker can
exploit this issue to read arbitrary files and possibly even execute
arbitrary PHP code on the remote host, subject to the rights of
the web server user id.

See also :

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

Networks Security ID: 15295

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 David Maciejak

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