Avengers News System up to 2.11 ans.pl privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Avengers News System up to 2.11. This affects some unknown functionality of the file ans.pl. The manipulation of the argument p with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 05/31/2002 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is shared at marc.theaimsgroup.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2002-0306. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10875 , which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 1522.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 4149), X-Force (8256), Vulnerability Center (SBV-2030) and Tenable (10875). The entry 18238 is pretty similar.



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 10875

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Snort ID: 1522
Snort Message: SERVER-WEBAPP ans.pl attempt
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02/21/2002 🔍
05/31/2002 +99 days 🔍
05/31/2002 +0 days 🔍
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09/09/2003 +466 days 🔍
05/29/2013 +3550 days 🔍
07/11/2014 +408 days 🔍
05/12/2019 +1766 days 🔍


Advisory: marc.theaimsgroup.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2002-0306 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 4149 - Avenger's News System Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
X-Force: 8256
Vulnerability Center: 2030 - Directory Traversal in Ans.pl in Avenger's News System <= 2.11, High

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Created: 07/11/2014 02:07 PM
Updated: 05/12/2019 04:48 PM
Changes: (1) source_nessus_id
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