PHP before 5.3.4 accepts the \0 character in a pathname, which might allow context-dependent attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by placing a safe file extension after this character, as demonstrated by .php\0.jpg at the end of the argument to the file_exists function.
Published 2011-01-18 20:00:11
Updated 2018-10-30 16:26:21
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Threat overview for CVE-2006-7243

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2006-7243
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2006-7243 199,447
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-7243

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.82%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 80 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-7243

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
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CWE ids for CVE-2006-7243

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2006-7243

Products affected by CVE-2006-7243

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