Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Absolute News Manager .NET, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks, or to disclose sensitive information.
1) Input passed to the "template" parameter in pages/default.aspx is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to download arbitrary files through directory traversal attacks.
2) Input passed to the "z", "pz", "ord", and "sort" parameters in xlaabsolutenm.aspx is not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
3) Input passed to the "rmore" parameter in xlaabsolutenm.aspx and to the "template" parameter in pages/default.aspx is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.
The vulnerabilities are reported in version 5.1. Prior versions may also be affected.
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