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CVE-2008-2665 Detail

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the posix_access function in PHP 5.2.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass safe_mode restrictions via a .. (dot dot) in an http URL, which results in the URL being canonicalized to a local filename after the safe_mode check has successfully run.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/19/2008

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 (06/26/2008)

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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124654546101607&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/54 Exploit
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3941
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0035
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501376/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29797
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020327
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43196

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2665
NVD Published Date:
06/19/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018