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CVE-2006-4481 Detail

Description

The (1) file_exists and (2) imap_reopen functions in PHP before 5.1.5 do not check for the safe_mode and open_basedir settings, which allows local users to bypass the settings. NOTE: the error_log function is covered by CVE-2006-3011, and the imap_open function is covered by CVE-2006-1017.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/31/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4481
Original release date:
08/31/2006
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

We do not consider these to be security issues. For more details see http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=169857#c1 and http://www.php.net/security-note.php

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:162 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:162
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_52_php.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:052
http://www.php.net/release_5_1_5.php Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/release_5_1_5.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19582 External Source BID 19582
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-342-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-342-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3318 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3318

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