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paNews Input Validation Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects input validation vulnerabilities in paNews

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of paNews that suffers from the
following vulnerabilities:

- SQL Injection Issue in the 'login' method of includes/auth.php.
A remote attacker can leverage this vulnerability to add
users with arbitrary rights.

- Local Script Injection Vulnerability in includes/admin_setup.php.
A user defined to the system (see above) can inject arbitrary
PHP code into paNews' config.php via the 'comments' and
'autapprove' parameters of the 'admin_setup.php'
script.

See also :

http://www.kernelpanik.org/docs/kernelpanik/panews.txt
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-03/0006.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: 12687

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

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