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CVE-2006-2660 Detail

Description

Buffer consumption vulnerability in the tempnam function in PHP 5.1.4 and 4.x before 4.4.3 allows local users to bypass restrictions and create PHP files with fixed names in other directories via a pathname argument longer than MAXPATHLEN, which prevents a unique string from being appended to the filename.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/13/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2660
Original release date:
06/13/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This is not an issue that affects users of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=196255

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-06/0209.html External Source FULLDISC 20060611 tempnam() Bypass unique file name PHP 5.1.4
http://cvs.php.net/viewcvs.cgi/php-src/NEWS?view=markup&rev=1.1247.2.920.2.134 External Source CONFIRM http://cvs.php.net/viewcvs.cgi/php-src/NEWS?view=markup&rev=1.1247.2.920.2.134
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1069 External Source SREASON 1069
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016271 External Source SECTRACK 1016271
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:122 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:122
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/436785/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060611 tempnam() Bypass unique file name PHP 5.1.4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-320-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-320-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27049 External Source XF php-tempnam-bypass(27049)

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