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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
Description Last Modified:  10/12/2007

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 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
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3216
http://securityvulns.com/news/PHP/alias-pb.html
http://securityvulns.ru/Sdocument67.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/482006/100/0/threaded

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5424
NVD Published Date:
10/12/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008