Cutephp CuteNews 1.3/1.3.1/1.3.2/1.3.6 show_news.php cutepath file inclusion

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cutephp CuteNews 1.3/1.3.1/1.3.2/1.3.6 (Content Management System). This affects an unknown part of the file show_news.php. The manipulation of the argument cutepath with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-73. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

** DISPUTED ** Multiple PHP remote file inclusion vulnerabilities in CuteNews 1.3.x allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the cutepath parameter to (1) show_news.php or (2) search.php. NOTE: CVE analysis as of 20060829 has not identified any scenarios in which these vectors could result in remote file inclusion.

The weakness was disclosed 08/25/2006 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2006-4445 since 08/29/2006. 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 of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The real existence of this vulnerability is still doubted at the moment.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (28582).





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

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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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CVE: CVE-2006-4445 (🔍)
X-Force: 28582
OSVDB: 29842 - CuteNews Multiple Script cutepath Parameter Remote File Inclusion


Created: 03/12/2015 03:51 PM
Updated: 08/14/2018 08:28 AM
Changes: (2) advisory_url source_cve_assigned
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