sNews image file upload

snews-image-file-upload (31535) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


sNews could allow a remote attacker with admin privileges to upload arbitrary files. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to upload arbitrary image files, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary PHP code on the vulnerable Web server.


Base Score: 3.4
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 2.8
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of sNews (1.5.31 or later), available from the sNews Web page. See References.


  • sNews Web page: sNews - Solucija.
  • BID-22025: sNews SNews.PHP Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0261: snews.php in sNews 1.5.30 and earlier does not properly exit when authentication fails, which allows remote attackers to perform unauthorized administrative actions, as demonstrated by changing an administrative password via the changeup task, and by uploading PHP code via the imagefile parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 32817: sNews snews.php Authentication Bypass
  • SA23746: sNews Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Solucija sNews 1.5.30


Jan 12, 2007

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