ZH2004-09SA (security advisory): PhpNewsManager Remote arbitrary files retrieving
Discovered: 02 february 2004
Vendor Contacted: 10 february 2004
Published: 23 february 2004
Affected Systems: 1.46
Issue: Remote file retrieving
Author: G00db0y from Zone-h Security Labs - email@example.com - firstname.lastname@example.org
Zone-h Security Team has discovered a flaw in PhpNewsManager. There is a vulnerability in the current version of PhpNewsManager that allows an attacker to retrieve arbitrary files from the webserver with its priviledges.
"phpNewsManager is the ultimate news manager for your website. The script is a whole solution for managing websites and supports many features with multi-level user access."
It's possibile for a remote attacker to retrieve any file from a webserver.
For example try this:
The vendor has been contacted and a patch was not yet produced.
G00db0y from Zone-h Security Labs - email@example.com - firstname.lastname@example.org