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PT News Unauthorized Administrative Access Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Determine if PTNews grants administrative access to everyone

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is using the PT News management system.

There is a flaw in this version which allows anyone to execute
arbitrary admnistrative PTnews command on this host (such as deleting
news or editing a news) without having to know the administrator

A possible hacker may use this flaw to edit the content of this website
or even to delete it completely.

Solution : Upgrade to PT News 1.7.8 or newer
Threat Level: High

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