CVE-2017-9841 Detail

Current Description

Util/PHP/eval-stdin.php in PHPUnit before 4.8.28 and 5.x before 5.6.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via HTTP POST data beginning with a "<?php " substring, as demonstrated by an attack on a site with an exposed /vendor folder, i.e., external access to the /vendor/phpunit/phpunit/src/Util/PHP/eval-stdin.php URI.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://web.archive.org/web/20170701212357/http://phpunit.vulnbusters.com/ Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101798 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039812 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/sebastianbergmann/phpunit/commit/284a69fb88a2d0845d23f42974a583d8f59bf5a5 Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/sebastianbergmann/phpunit/pull/1956 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-15 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9841
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/14/2020
Source:
MITRE