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CVE-2007-4596 Detail

Description

The perl extension in PHP does not follow safe_mode restrictions, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via the Perl eval function. NOTE: this might only be a vulnerability in limited environments.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/30/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4596
Original release date:
08/30/2007
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:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Mandriva (09/21/2007)

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
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4314 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 4314

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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