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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
Description Last Modified:  08/30/2007

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:
Provides unauthorized access
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
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/4314

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4596
NVD Published Date:
08/30/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017