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CVE-2003-0863 Detail

Description

The php_check_safe_mode_include_dir function in fopen_wrappers.c of PHP 4.3.x returns a success value (0) when the safe_mode_include_dir variable is not specified in configuration, which differs from the previous failure value and may allow remote attackers to exploit file include vulnerabilities in PHP applications.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/17/2003

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 unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/30/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PHP as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. The PHP packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 contain a backported patch to address this issue since release. The issue was fixed upstream in PHP 4.3.3. The PHP packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 are based on fixed upstream versions.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105839111204227

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0863
NVD Published Date:
11/17/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018