Newsportal poll.php code execution

newsportal-poll-code-execution (26471) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Newsportal could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the poll.php script. If register_globals is enabled, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request to the poll.php script to execute arbitrary code on the system.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Newsportal (0.37 or later), available from the Newsportal Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Florian Amrhein Newsportal prior to 0.37


May 16, 2006

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