Vulnerability CVE-2009-4250


Published: 2009-12-09   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6 and UTF-8 CuteNews before 8b allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the result parameter to register.php; (2) the user parameter to search.php; the (3) cat_msg, (4) source_msg, (5) postponed_selected, (6) unapproved_selected, and (7) news_per_page parameters in a list action to the editnews module of index.php; and (8) the link tag in news comments. NOTE: some of the vulnerabilities require register_globals to be enabled and/or magic_quotes_gpc to be disabled.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Cute News and UTF-8 Cute News - Multiple Security Issues
Andrew Horton
03.12.2009

Type:

CWE-79

(Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Korn19 -> Utf-8 cutenews 
Cutephp -> Cutenews 

 References:
http://www.morningstarsecurity.com/advisories/MORNINGSTAR-2009-02-CuteNews.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507782/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36971
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54221
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54222
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54223
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54224
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54237

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