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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
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
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
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:162
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_52_php.html
http://www.php.net/release_5_1_5.php Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19582
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-342-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3318

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4481
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011