Family: CGI abuses --> Category: attack
NewsScript Access Validation Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for access validation vulnerability in NewsScript
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a CGI application that is affected by an
access validation vulnerability.
The remote host is running a version of NewsScript.co.uk's NewsScript
that allows a remote attacker to bypass authentication simply by setting
the 'mode' parameter to 'admin', thereby allowing him to add, delete, or
modify news stories and headlines at will.
See also :
Upgrade to a version of NewsScript released on or after March 22, 2005.
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
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