CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6 save_con[skin] path traversal

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6 (Content Management System). This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument save_con[skin] with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-22. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in CutePHP CuteNews 1.4.6, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allow remote authenticated users with editor or administrative application access to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the source parameter in a (1) list or (2) editnews action to the Editnews module, and (3) the save_con[skin] parameter in the Options module. NOTE: vector 3 can be leveraged for code execution by using a .. to include and execute arbitrary local files.

The weakness was presented 11/30/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2009-4116 since 11/30/2009. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

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 (54246). See 51083, 51082, 51007 and 51006 for similar entries.

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Class: Directory traversal
CWE: CWE-22
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OpenVAS ID: 801056
OpenVAS Name: CuteNews/UTF-8 CuteNews Multiple Vulneablities
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Advisory: securityfocus.com
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CVE: CVE-2009-4116 (🔍)
X-Force: 54246

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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 01/23/2019 08:30 AM
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