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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2009-3558

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/23/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/01/2012
Modified
07/21/2021

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.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_2_12
  • php-upgrade-5_3_1

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