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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
Description Last Modified:  09/04/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3102
http://secweb.se/en/advisories/php-mysql-safe-mode-bypass-vulnerability/ Exploit
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.4
http://www.php.net/releases/4_4_8.php
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_4.php
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3023
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0059
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36384
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39402
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1702
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4392

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3997
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017