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CVE-2007-4850 Detail

Description

curl/interface.c in the cURL library (aka libcurl) in PHP 5.2.4 and 5.2.5 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions and read arbitrary files via a file:// request containing a \x00 sequence, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-2563.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/24/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/30/2009)

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cvs.php.net/viewcvs.cgi/php-src/NEWS?revision=1.2027.2.547.2.1047&view=markup Exploit
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-January/059849.html Exploit
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/51 Exploit
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3562
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0178
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:022
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:023
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/02/2
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486856/100/0/threaded Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492671/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27413
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29009
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-628-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1412
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39852
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42134

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4850
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017