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Multiple Vulnerabilities in PostNuke 0.760 RC2 and older

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects multiple vulnerabilities in PostNuke 0.760 RC2 and older

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running PostNuke version 0.760 RC2 or older. These
versions suffer from several vulnerabilities, among them :

- SQL injection vulnerability in the News, NS-Polls and
NS-AddStory modules.
- SQL injection vulnerability in the Downloads module.
- Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in the Downloads
module.
- Possible path disclosure vulnerability in the News module.

A possible hacker may use the SQL injection vulnerabilities to obtain the
password hash for the administrator or to corrupt the database
database used by PostNuke.

Exploiting the XSS flaws may enable a possible hacker to inject arbitrary
script code into the browser of site administrators leading to
disclosure of session cookies.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-02/0471.html
http://news.postnuke.com/Article2669.html

Solution :

Either upgrade and apply patches for 0.750 or upgrade to 0.760 RC3 or
later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12683, 12684, 12685

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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