Netpet CMS Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Published: 2010-03-23 14:59:14
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow the attackers to include or disclose the contents of local files with the privileges of the web server.

Affected Versions:
Netpet CMS version 1.9 and prior

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to input validation error in the 'confirm.php' script when processing the 'language' parameter.

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Summary:
The host is running Netpet CMS and is prone to directory traversal vulnerability.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-4723

References:

http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/9333
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2125

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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