CVE-2008-2666 Detail

Current Description

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in PHP 5.2.6 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode restrictions by creating a subdirectory named http: and then placing ../ (dot dot slash) sequences in an http URL argument to the (1) chdir or (2) ftok function.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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

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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/55
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3942
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/29796
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020328
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/43198

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2666
NVD Published Date:
06/19/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018
Source:
MITRE