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CVE-2007-5424 Detail

Description

The disable_functions feature in PHP 4 and 5 allows attackers to bypass intended restrictions by using an alias, as demonstrated by using ini_alter when ini_set is disabled.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/12/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5424
Original release date:
10/12/2007
Last revised:
09/05/2008
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 Red Hat (10/16/2007)

Red Hat does not consider this to be a security issue. The function behaves as documented. Furthermore, the function shouldn’t be considered a security feature, for reasons described at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=332451#c3 and http://www.php.net/security-note.php

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3216 External Source SREASON 3216
http://securityvulns.com/news/PHP/alias-pb.html External Source MISC http://securityvulns.com/news/PHP/alias-pb.html
http://securityvulns.ru/Sdocument67.html External Source MISC http://securityvulns.ru/Sdocument67.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/482006/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20071010 Vulnerabilities digest

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