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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3378

The (1) session_save_path, (2) ini_set, and (3) error_log functions in PHP 4.4.7 and earlier, and PHP 5 5.2.3 and earlier, when invoked from a .htaccess file, allow remote attackers to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions and possibly execute arbitrary commands, as demonstrated using (a) php_value, (b) php_flag, and (c) directives in .htaccess.
Publish Date : 2007-06-29 Last Update Date : 2010-11-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

We do not consider this 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
HP-UX Running Apache, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6056 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-2007-3378

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP PHP 2

- References For CVE-2007-3378

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01345501
HP SSRT080010
http://secunia.com/advisories/26822
SECUNIA 26822
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://secunia.com/advisories/26642
SECUNIA 26642
http://secunia.com/advisories/27377
SECUNIA 27377
http://secunia.com/advisories/27102
SECUNIA 27102
http://secunia.com/advisories/26838
SECUNIA 26838
http://secunia.com/advisories/27648
SECUNIA 27648
http://secunia.com/advisories/28318
SECUNIA 28318
http://secunia.com/advisories/28750
SECUNIA 28750
http://secunia.com/advisories/28936
SECUNIA 28936
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420
http://secunia.com/advisories/30040
SECUNIA 30040
http://securityreason.com/achievement_exploitalert/9
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/45
SREASONRES 20070627 PHP 5.2.3 PHP 4.4.7, htaccess safemode and open_basedir Bypass
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3389
SREASON 3389
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2831
SREASON 2831
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.335136
SLACKWARE SSA:2008-045-03
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200710-02
http://www.osvdb.org/38682
OSVDB 38682
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0026/
TRUSTIX 2007-0026
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/491693/100/0/threaded
HP HPSBUX02332
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/472343/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070627 PHP 4/5 htaccess safemode and open_basedir Bypass
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0059
VUPEN ADV-2008-0059
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/35102
XF php-htaccess-security-bypass(35102)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39403
XF php-sessionsavepath-errorlog-security-bypass(39403)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1693 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-4.php CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0398
VUPEN ADV-2008-0398
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3023
VUPEN ADV-2007-3023
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1702 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.5 CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/releases/4_4_8.php CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_4.php CONFIRM
http://www.php.net/releases/5_2_5.php CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24661
BID 24661 PHP .Htaccess Safe_Mode and Open_Basedir Restriction-Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-20
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php#5.2.4 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25498
BID 25498 PHP 5.2.3 and Prior Versions Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-10-09

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3378

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


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