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CVE-2006-2563 Detail


The cURL library (libcurl) in PHP 4.4.2 and 5.1.4 allows attackers to bypass safe mode and read files via a file:// request containing null characters.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/29/2006

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Official Statement from Red Hat (09/20/2006)

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source SREASONRES 20060526 cURL Safe Mode Bypass PHP 4.4.2 and 5.1.4 External Source SREASON 959 External Source SECTRACK 1016175 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:122 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:022 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:052 External Source BID 18116 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-2055 External Source XF php-curl-safemode-bypass(26764)

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