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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1015

Original release date: 03/06/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Argument injection vulnerability in certain PHP 3.x, 4.x, and 5.x applications, when used with sendmail and when accepting remote input for the additional_parameters argument to the mail function, allows remote attackers to read and create arbitrary files via the sendmail -C and -X arguments. 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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)
We do not consider these to be security issues: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=169857#c1

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:024
External Source: BID
Name: 16878
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19979
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060301 Re: (PHP) mb_send_mail security bypass
External Source: SREASON
Name: 517

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.10
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.11
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.12
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.13
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.14
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.15
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.16
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.17
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.18
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.8
* cpe:/a:php:php:3.0.9
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.1:patch1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.1:patch2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.3:patch1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7:rc1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7:rc2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.0.7:rc3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.2::dev
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.10
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.11
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.6
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.7
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.8
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.3.9
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:beta4
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.4
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0.5
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.1
* cpe:/a:php:php:5.1.2
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