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Multiple Vulnerabilities in PostNuke 0.760 RC2 and older Vulnerability Scan

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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
- 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 :

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5

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