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CVE-2007-3997 Detail

Description

The (1) MySQL and (2) MySQLi extensions in PHP 4 before 4.4.8, and PHP 5 before 5.2.4, allow remote attackers to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions via MySQL LOCAL INFILE operations, as demonstrated by a query with LOAD DATA LOCAL INFILE.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/04/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3997
Original release date:
09/04/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/05/2007)

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 from Mandriva (09/18/2007)

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 Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3102 External Source SREASON 3102
http://secweb.se/en/advisories/php-mysql-safe-mode-bypass-vulnerability/ Exploit External Source MISC http://secweb.se/en/advisories/php-mysql-safe-mode-bypass-vulnerability/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-02
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.4 External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.4
http://www.php.net/releases/4_4_8.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/releases/4_4_8.php
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_4.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_4.php
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/ External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0026
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3023 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3023
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0059 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0059
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36384 External Source XF php-local-infile-security-bypass(36384)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39402 External Source XF php-localinfile-mysql-security-bypass(39402)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1702 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1702
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4392 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 4392

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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