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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4889

Original release date: 09/13/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The MySQL extension in PHP 5.2.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions via the MySQL (1) LOAD_FILE, (2) INTO DUMPFILE, and (3) INTO OUTFILE functions, a different issue than CVE-2007-3997.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/14/2007)
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 (09/18/2007)
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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070911 PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070912 Re: PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
External Source: XF
Name: php-multiple-functions-security-bypass(36555)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3134
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070912 Re Re: PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass

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