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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      Last Modified:  06/14/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3215
Original release date:
06/14/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://larholm.com/2007/06/11/phpmailer-0day-remote-execution/ External Source MISC http://larholm.com/2007/06/11/phpmailer-0day-remote-execution/
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Oct/223 External Source FULLDISC 20111005 vTiger CRM 5.2.x <= Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2802 External Source SREASON 2802
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=517428&group_id=157374 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=517428&group_id=157374
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1315 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1315
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/471065/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070611 PHPMailer command execution
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24417 External Source BID 24417
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2161 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2161
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2267 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2267
http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/%5BvTiger_5.2.1%5D_rce External Source MISC http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/%5BvTiger_5.2.1%5D_rce
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34818 External Source XF phpmailer-popen-command-execution(34818)
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1734811&group_id=26031&atid=385707 External Source MISC https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1734811&group_id=26031&atid=385707

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