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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-4116

Original release date: 11/30/2009
Last revised: 12/01/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allow remote authenticated users with editor or administrative application access to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the source parameter in a (1) list or (2) editnews action to the Editnews module, and (3) the save_con[skin] parameter in the Options module. NOTE: vector 3 can be leveraged for code execution by using a .. to include and execute arbitrary local files.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20091110 [MORNINGSTAR-2009-02] Multiple security issues in Cute News and UTF-8 Cute News
External Source: XF
Name: cutenews-editnews-dir-traversal(54246)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.morningstarsecurity.com/advisories/MORNINGSTAR-2009-02-CuteNews.txt
External Source: XF
Name: cutenews-options-file-include(54244)

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