TITLE: Q-News "id" File Inclusion Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA17771
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/17771/
CRITICAL: Highly critical
IMPACT: System access
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: Q-News 2.x http://secunia.com/product/6232/
DESCRIPTION: ][GB][ has discovered a vulnerability in Q-News, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
Input passed to the "id" parameter in "q-news.php" isn't properly verified, before it is used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from external and local resources.
The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 2.0. Other versions may also be affected.
SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: ][GB][
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