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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-7204

Original release date: 05/22/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The imap_body function in PHP before 4.4.4 does not implement safemode or open_basedir checks, which allows local users to read arbitrary files or list arbitrary directory contents.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Solution

The vendor has addressed this issue with the following product update: http://www.php.net/downloads.php

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/29/2007)
We do not consider these to be security issues. For more details see http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=169857#c1 and http://www.php.net/security-note.php
Official Statement from Mandriva (09/21/2007)
Due to the nature of safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions, and in alignment with the PHP group’s stance on these features, Mandriva does not consider this a security issue.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://us2.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php#4.4.4
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=37265
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 28005
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21546
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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