CzarNews news.php tpath file inclusion

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A vulnerability was found in CzarNews (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the file news.php. The manipulation of the argument tpath with an unknown input leads to a file inclusion vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-73. The software allows user input to control or influence paths or file names that are used in filesystem operations. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 03/18/2005 by Frank 'brOmstar'Reißner (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2005-0859. The attack can be initiated remotely. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.

After even before and not, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at By approaching the search of inurl:news.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

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 databases at X-Force (19765) and Exploit-DB (2009). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 24678 and 31388.



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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: File inclusion
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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03/18/2005 🔍
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03/20/2005 +2 days 🔍
03/21/2005 +1 days 🔍
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03/25/2005 +2 days 🔍
04/14/2016 +4038 days 🔍
07/24/2022 +2292 days 🔍


Researcher: Frank 'brOmstar'Reißner
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2005-0859 (🔍)
X-Force: 19765
SecurityFocus: 12857 - CzarNews Remote File Include Vulnerability
Secunia: 14670 - CzarNews "tpath" File Inclusion Vulnerability, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 14926 - CzarNews news.php tpath Parameter Remote File Inclusion

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Created: 04/14/2016 04:42 PM
Updated: 07/24/2022 02:47 PM
Changes: 04/14/2016 04:42 PM (44), 10/07/2018 08:41 AM (11), 07/24/2022 02:46 PM (3), 07/24/2022 02:47 PM (7)
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