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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detects input validation vulnerabilities in paNews
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
The remote host is running a version of paNews that suffers from the
- 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'
See also :
Unknown at this time.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
Networks Security ID: 12687
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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