TITLE: Web-News "content_page" File Inclusion Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA22075
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/22075/
CRITICAL: Highly critical
IMPACT: System access
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: Web-News 1.x http://secunia.com/product/12104/
DESCRIPTION: Drago84 has discovered a vulnerability in Web-News, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
Input passed to the "content_page" parameter in template.php is not properly verified before being used to include files. This can be exploited to include arbitrary files from local or external resources.
The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.6.3. Other versions may also be affected.
SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Drago84
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