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CVE-2007-3215 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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/1/471065/100/0/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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:phpmailer:phpmailer:1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:phpmailer:phpmailer:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:phpmailer:phpmailer:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:phpmailer:phpmailer:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:phpmailer:phpmailer:1.73:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3215
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018