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CVE-2000-0720

CVE information

Published

22 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

news.cgi in GWScripts News Publisher does not properly authenticate requests to add an author to the author index, which allows remote attackers to add new authors by directly posting an HTTP request to the new.cgi program with an addAuthor parameter, and setting the Referer to the news.cgi program..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.06:*:*:*:*:*:
  Yes
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cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.05b:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.05a:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.05:*:*:*:*:*:
  Yes
- -