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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Site News Vendors:   UtilMind Solutions
Site News Authentication Error May Let Local Users Add Messages
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011159
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1011159
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 5 2004
Impact:   Modification of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Site News. A local user can add or edit news items.

LwB Security Team reported that a local user can invoke the script to add or edit messages without having to authenticate as an administrator.

A demonstration exploit is provided:

sitenews.cgi?update\?oldsubject=OLD_SUBJ&subject=NEW_SUBJ&name=ANY_NAME&issue=ISSUE&message=MESSAGE

Impact:   A local user can add or edit messages on Site News.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.utilmind.com/scripts/sitenews.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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