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PHP Vulnerability: CVE-2015-4025

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/09/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/17/2015
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

PHP before 5.4.41, 5.5.x before 5.5.25, and 5.6.x before 5.6.9 truncates a pathname upon encountering a \x00 character in certain situations, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended extension restrictions and access files or directories with unexpected names via a crafted argument to (1) set_include_path, (2) tempnam, (3) rmdir, or (4) readlink. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2006-7243.

Solution(s)

  • php-upgrade-5_4_41
  • php-upgrade-5_5_25
  • php-upgrade-5_6_9

References

  • php-upgrade-5_4_41
  • php-upgrade-5_5_25
  • php-upgrade-5_6_9

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