CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6 data/ipban.php add_ip code injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6 (Content Management System). This affects an unknown function of the file data/ipban.php. The manipulation of the argument add_ip with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple static code injection vulnerabilities in the Categories module in CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6 allow remote authenticated users with application administrative privileges to inject arbitrary PHP code into data/category.db.php via the (1) category and (2) Icon URL fields; or (3) inject arbitrary PHP code into data/ipban.php via the add_ip parameter.

The weakness was disclosed 11/10/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2009-4115 since 11/30/2009. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The successful exploitation requires a authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

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 (54243). The entries 51083, 51082, 51007 and 51006 are pretty similar.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 801056
OpenVAS Name: CuteNews/UTF-8 CuteNews Multiple Vulneablities
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2009-4115 (🔍)
X-Force: 54243
OSVDB: 60781 - CuteNews Categories Module data/ipban.php add_ip Parameter Arbitrary Code Execution

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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 08/15/2017 09:26 AM
Changes: (8) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai advisory_url source_cve_assigned
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