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CVE-2001-1246 Detail

Description

PHP 4.0.5 through 4.1.0 in safe mode does not properly cleanse the 5th parameter to the mail() function, which allows local users and possibly remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/30/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/194425
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/6787.php Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.php.net/do_download.php?download_file=php-4.1.2.tar.gz
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-102.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-129.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-159.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2954

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-1246
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2001
NVD Last Modified:
09/10/2008