DNewsWeb Softwares Cross Site Scripting Vulrnability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-10-10T00:00:00


[HSC] DNewsWeb Softwares Cross Site Scripting Vulrnability

The DNews News Server is advanced news server software that makes it easy for you to provide users with fast access to Internet (Usenet) news groups. Installing your own l ocal news server software also gives you complete control to create your own private or public discussion forums for enhanced communications across the organization and Internet. DNews fails to sanitize supplied input, attackers may exploit this issue via a web client. An attacker may leverage this issue to have arbitrary script code execute in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may help the attacker steal cookie-based authentication credentials and launch other attacks.

Hackers Center Security Group (http://www.hackerscenter.com) Credit: Doz

Risk: Medium Class: Input Validation Error Remote: YES Local: N/A

Vendor: NetWin Ltd Product: DNewsWeb 57e1


Effected Platforms:

  • Windows NT,2000,XP
  • Linux (All 32 bit variants, RedHat, Suse, Mandrake)
  • Solaris 2.7 Sparc
  • Solaris 8,9,10 Sparc
  • FreeBSD 4.x
  • Mac OS/X

Vulrnable Files:


  • Attackers can exploit these issues via a web client.


/cgi-bin/dnewsweb.exe?cmd=PATH&group=XSS /cgi-bin/dnewsweb.exe?utag=XSS

Google Search: (dnewsweb.exe)


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