NewsScript Content Management Admin Authentication Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2687

Synopsis

The remote host is running an inherently insecure protocol or application.

Description

The remote host is running the NewsScript.co.uk news content management system. NewsScript is a perl script that manages news items and present them in an HTML format. There have been flaws in previous versions of NewsScript. You should manually check whether or not the application is vulnerable.

Solution

No solution is known at this time.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?85aba152

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2687

File Name: 2687.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/03/09

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 17309

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0735

BID: 12761