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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4850

curl/interface.c in the cURL library (aka libcurl) in PHP 5.2.4 and 5.2.5 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions and read arbitrary files via a file:// request containing a \x00 sequence, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-2563.
Publish Date : 2008-01-24 Last Update Date : 2009-04-08
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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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

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

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-4850

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-4850
BID 29009 PHP 5.2.5 and Prior Versions Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-10-22 CONFIRM
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
FULLDISC 20080122 PHP 5.2.5 cURL safe_mode bypass
SREASONRES 20080122 PHP 5.2.5 cURL safe_mode bypass CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-2268
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
BUGTRAQ 20080122 PHP 5.2.5 cURL safe_mode bypass
BUGTRAQ 20080527 rPSA-2008-0178-1 php php-mysql php-pgsql
BID 27413 PHP cURL 'safe mode' Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-06
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
XF php-safemode-directive-security-bypass(42134)
XF php-curlinit-security-bypass(39852) CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1412

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4850

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