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CVE-2007-4889 Detail

Description

The MySQL extension in PHP 5.2.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions via the MySQL (1) LOAD_FILE, (2) INTO DUMPFILE, and (3) INTO OUTFILE functions, a different issue than CVE-2007-3997.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/13/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4889
Original release date:
09/13/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
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 Red Hat (09/14/2007)

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/3134 External Source SREASON 3134
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479082/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070911 PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479187/100/200/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070912 Re: PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479189/100/200/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070912 Re Re: PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36555 External Source XF php-multiple-functions-security-bypass(36555)

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