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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2004-2615
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:44:38
Published 31 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The documentation for CuteNews 1.3.6 and possibly other versions specifies that files under cutenews/data must be manually given world-writable permissions, which allows local users to insert false news, delete news, and possibly gain privileges or have other unknown impact.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Cutephp Cutenews 1.3.6


XF - cutenews-newstxt-world-writable(17161)

OSVDB - 9385

SECTRACK - 1011099

BUGTRAQ - 20040829 CuteNews News.txt writable to world

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:33