CVE-2007-0448 Detail

Current Description

The fopen function in PHP 5.2.0 does not properly handle invalid URI handlers, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode restrictions and read arbitrary files via a file path specified with an invalid URI, as demonstrated via the srpath URI.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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

Official Statement fromMandriva (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.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/44 Exploit 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2175
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22261

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0448
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/10/2008
Source:
MITRE