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CVE-2007-3215 Detail

Description

PHPMailer 1.7, when configured to use sendmail, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell commands via shell metacharacters in the SendmailSend function in class.phpmailer.php.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/14/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Successful exploitation requires that the PHP script using PHPMailer is configured to send e-mails with the Sendmail method, and that the script does not sanitise data before storing it in the Sender property.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://larholm.com/2007/06/11/phpmailer-0day-remote-execution/
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Oct/223
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2802
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=517428&group_id=157374
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1315
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471065/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24417
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2161
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2267
http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/%5BvTiger_5.2.1%5D_rce
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34818
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1734811&group_id=26031&atid=385707

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3215
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017