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CVE-2007-1710 Detail

Description

The readfile function in PHP 4.4.4, 5.1.6, and 5.2.1 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode restrictions and read arbitrary files by referring to local files with a certain URL syntax instead of a pathname syntax, as demonstrated by a filename preceded a "php://../../" sequence.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/26/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/17/2007)

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://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c01056506
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c01086137
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1991
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2374
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/3573

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1710
NVD Published Date:
03/26/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017