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CuteNews code injection Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of search.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is subject to
multiple remote file include attacks.

Description :

The version of CuteNews installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
input to the 'cutepath' parameter before using it in various scripts
to include PHP code. A possible hacker may use this flaw to inject
arbitrary code in the remote host and gain a shell with the rights
of the web server.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to CuteNews 0.89 or newer.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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