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PHP 'file_exists(),' 'imap_open(),' and 'imap_reopen()' Function Safe Mode Bypass Vulnerability

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PHP 'file_exists(),' 'imap_open(),' and 'imap_reopen()' Function Safe Mode Bypass Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/18/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/21/2006
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The (1) file_exists and (2) imap_reopen functions in PHP before 5.1.5 do not check for the safe_mode and open_basedir settings, which allows local users to bypass the settings. NOTE: the error_log function is covered by CVE-2006-3011, and the imap_open function is covered by CVE-2006-1017.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_1_5

References

  • php-upgrade-5_1_5

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