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PHP 'mb_send_mail()' Restriction Bypass Vulnerability

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PHP 'mb_send_mail()' Restriction Bypass Vulnerability

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/06/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/06/2006
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

Argument injection vulnerability in certain PHP 4.x and 5.x applications, when used with sendmail and when accepting remote input for the additional_parameters argument to the mb_send_mail function, allows context-dependent attackers to read and create arbitrary files by providing extra -C and -X arguments to sendmail. NOTE: it could be argued that this is a class of technology-specific vulnerability, instead of a particular instance; if so, then this should not be included in CVE.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-4_4_3
  • php-upgrade-5_1_3

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