Family: CGI abuses --> Category: attack
HotNews code injection Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of HotNews
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running HostNews, a set of PHP scripts designed to set up
a newssystem for web pages.
It is possible this suite to make the remote host include php files hosted
on a third party server.
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.
Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of HotNews
Threat Level: High
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