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CVE-2006-7204 Detail

Description

The imap_body function in PHP before 4.4.4 does not implement safemode or open_basedir checks, which allows local users to read arbitrary files or list arbitrary directory contents.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/22/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Evaluator Solution

The vendor has addressed this issue with the following product update: http://www.php.net/downloads.php

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Mandriva (09/21/2007)

Due to the nature of safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions, and in alignment with the PHP group’s stance on these features, Mandriva does not consider this a security issue.

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/29/2007)

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=37265
http://us2.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php#4.4.4

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7204
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008