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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0448

The fopen function in PHP 5.2.0 does not properly handle invalid URI handlers, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode restrictions and read arbitrary files via a file path specified with an invalid URI, as demonstrated via the srpath URI.
Publish Date : 2007-05-24 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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

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.
Source: Mandriva
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0448

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 1

- References For CVE-2007-0448

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2175
SREASON 2175
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/44
SREASONRES 20070125 PHP 5.2.0 safe_mode bypass (by Writing Mode)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22261
BID 22261 PHP FOpen Safe_Mode Restriction-Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2007-05-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0448

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


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