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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2563

The cURL library (libcurl) in PHP 4.4.2 and 5.1.4 allows attackers to bypass safe mode and read files via a file:// request containing null characters.
Publish Date : 2006-05-29 Last Update Date : 2010-04-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

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
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2563 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20062563 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-2563

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 2

- References For CVE-2006-2563

http://secunia.com/advisories/22039
SECUNIA 22039
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/39
SREASONRES 20060526 cURL Safe Mode Bypass PHP 4.4.2 and 5.1.4
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/959
SREASON 959
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016175
SECTRACK 1016175
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/2055
VUPEN ADV-2006-2055
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:122
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:122
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_22_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:022
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_52_php.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:052
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/26764
XF php-curl-safemode-bypass(26764)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18116
BID 18116 PHP cURL Encoded NULL Character Safe_Mode Restriction Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2006-09-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/21847
SECUNIA 21847
http://secunia.com/advisories/21050
SECUNIA 21050
http://secunia.com/advisories/20337
SECUNIA 20337

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2563

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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