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 directory traversal flaw


Vulnerability Assessment Details

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 :

http://retrogod.altervista.org/cute141.html

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15295

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

Cables, Connectors

New DisplayPort Cable Male To Male 6 Feet DP V1.2 - OEM
$7.99
New DisplayPort Cable Male To Male 6 Feet  DP V1.2 - OEM pictureGenuine Dell 5110cn HIGH CAPACITY MAGENTA Toner Cartridge - KD557 - NEW - OEM
$22.95
Genuine Dell 5110cn HIGH CAPACITY MAGENTA Toner Cartridge - KD557 - NEW - OEM pictureGenuine Dell 5110cn HIGH CAPACITY CYAN Toner Cartridge - GD900 - NEW - OEM
$22.95
Genuine Dell 5110cn HIGH CAPACITY CYAN Toner Cartridge - GD900 - NEW - OEM pictureGenuine DELL P/N CM889 0CM889 OEM 90W Laptop AC Adapter Charger Model FA90PE1-00
$22.99
Genuine DELL P/N CM889 0CM889 OEM 90W Laptop AC Adapter Charger Model FA90PE1-00 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.