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CVE-2000-0720 Detail

Current Description

news.cgi in GWScripts News Publisher does not properly authenticate requests to add an author to the author index, which allows remote attackers to add new authors by directly posting an HTTP request to the new.cgi program with an addAuthor parameter, and setting the Referer to the news.cgi program.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1621 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=003301c0123b$18f8c1a0$953b29d4@e8s9s4 Exploit Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5169

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.05a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.05b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gwscripts:gwscripts_news_publisher:1.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-0720
NVD Published Date:
10/20/2000
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017