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DNewsWeb Softwares Cross Site Scripting Vulrnability



DNewsWeb Softwares Cross Site Scripting Vulrnability
DNewsWeb Softwares Cross Site Scripting Vulrnability



[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.



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Credit: Doz


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


Vendor: NetWin Ltd
Product: DNewsWeb 57e1


http://netwinsite.com/


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:

dnewsweb.exe


* Attackers can exploit these issues via a web client.


Exploit:

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




Google Search: (dnewsweb.exe)

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=ext%3Aexe+inurl%3A%28%7Cdnewsweb.exe%7C%29&btnG=Search



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