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CVE-2009-3558 Detail

Description

The posix_mkfifo function in ext/posix/posix.c in PHP before 5.2.12 and 5.3.x before 5.3.1 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass open_basedir restrictions, and create FIFO files, via the pathname and mode arguments, as demonstrated by creating a .htaccess file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/23/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Access Complexity selected medium according to the information from X-force link regarding enabling "open_basedir" option. http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/53568

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/24/2009)

We do not consider safe_mode / open_basedir restriction bypass issues being security sensitive. 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/2010//Mar/msg00001.html
http://news.php.net/php.announce/79
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/6600 Exploit
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
http://svn.php.net/viewvc/php/php-src/branches/PHP_5_2/ext/posix/posix.c?view=log
http://svn.php.net/viewvc/php/php-src/branches/PHP_5_3/ext/posix/posix.c?view=log
http://svn.php.net/viewvc?view=revision&revision=288943 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:285
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:302
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:303
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/20/2 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/20/3 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/20/5 Patch
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_12.php
http://www.php.net/releases/5_3_1.php
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3593

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
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cpe:2.3:a:php:php:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:2.0b10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:3.0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0:beta_4_patch1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:4.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.0.0:beta4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.2.10
cpe:2.3:a:php:php:5.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3558
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
04/01/2010