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CVE-2002-0923 Detail

Description csNews.cgi allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary files, and possibly gain privileges, via the (1) pheader or (2) pfooter parameters in the "Advanced Settings" capability.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/04/2002

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source BUGTRAQ 20020611 - csNews.cgi - Multiple Vulnerabilities Vendor Advisory External Source XF cgiscript-csnews-admin-access(9333) Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 4994

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