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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4023

Argument injection vulnerability in the sendmail implementation of the Mail::Send method (Mail/sendmail.php) in the Mail package 1.1.14 for PEAR allows remote attackers to read and write arbitrary files via a crafted $from parameter, a different vector than CVE-2009-4111.
Publish Date : 2009-11-29 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 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 94

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-4023 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20094023 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-2009-4023

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pear Pear 1.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pear Pear 1

- References For CVE-2009-4023

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/11/23/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20091123 CVE request: Argument injections in multiple PEAR packages
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3300
VUPEN ADV-2009-3300
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/54362
XF pear-from-security-bypass(54362)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37081
BID 37081 PEAR Sendmail 'From' Parameter Arbitrary Argument Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-18
http://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=16200 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-11/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:020
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1938
DEBIAN DSA-1938
http://svn.php.net/viewvc/pear/packages/Mail/trunk/Mail/sendmail.php?r1=243717&r2=280134 CONFIRM
http://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=16200&edit=12&patch=quick-fix&revision=1241757412 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4023

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


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