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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      Last Modified:  05/22/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-7204
Original release date:
05/22/2007
Last revised:
09/05/2008
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:P/I:N/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 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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=37265 External Source MISC http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=37265
http://us2.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php#4.4.4 External Source CONFIRM http://us2.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php#4.4.4

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