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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2008-5624

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/17/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/01/2012
Modified
05/30/2016

Description

PHP 5 before 5.2.7 does not properly initialize the page_uid and page_gid global variables for use by the SAPI php_getuid function, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode restrictions via variable settings that are intended to be restricted to root, as demonstrated by a setting of /etc for the error_log variable.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_2_7

References

  • php-upgrade-5_2_7

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