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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4889

The MySQL extension in PHP 5.2.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass safe_mode and open_basedir restrictions via the MySQL (1) LOAD_FILE, (2) INTO DUMPFILE, and (3) INTO OUTFILE functions, a different issue than CVE-2007-3997.
Publish Date : 2007-09-13 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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) 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-2007-4889

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PHP Mysql Extension 1
PHP PHP 1

- References For CVE-2007-4889

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479187/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070912 Re: PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479189/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070912 Re Re: PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36555
XF php-multiple-functions-security-bypass(36555)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479082/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070911 PHP 5.2.4 <= various mysql functions safemode & open_basedir bypass
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3134
SREASON 3134

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4889

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


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