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CVE-2008-7002 Detail

Description

PHP 5.2.5 does not enforce (a) open_basedir and (b) safe_mode_exec_dir restrictions for certain functions, which might allow local users to bypass intended access restrictions and call programs outside of the intended directory via the (1) exec, (2) system, (3) shell_exec, (4) passthru, or (5) popen functions, possibly involving pathnames such as "C:" drive notation.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/19/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-7002
Original release date:
08/19/2009
Last revised:
08/19/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/02/2009)

This is not a security issue. For further details, see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-7002#c7

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/31064.php Exploit External Source MISC http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/31064.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31064 Exploit External Source BID 31064

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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