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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3007

PHP 5 before 5.2.3 does not enforce the open_basedir or safe_mode restriction in certain cases, which allows context-dependent attackers to determine the existence of arbitrary files by checking if the readfile function returns a string. NOTE: this issue might also involve the realpath function.
Publish Date : 2007-06-04 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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)
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

We do not consider these to be security issues. For more details see and
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3007 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3007

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 5.0.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application PHP PHP 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application PHP PHP 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application PHP PHP 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application PHP PHP 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application PHP PHP 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application PHP PHP 5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application PHP PHP 5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application PHP PHP 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application PHP PHP 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application PHP PHP 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-3007 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:044
OSVDB 36084
TRUSTIX 2007-0023
BID 24259 PHP Realpath() Safe_Mode and Open_Basedir Restriction Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2007-09-19

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3007

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