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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-4642

The escapeshellarg function in ext/standard/exec.c in PHP before 5.4.42, 5.5.x before 5.5.26, and 5.6.x before 5.6.10 on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands via a crafted string to an application that accepts command-line arguments for a call to the PHP system function.
Publish Date : 2016-05-16 Last Update Date : 2017-09-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Execute Code

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-4642

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PHP PHP 5.4.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PHP PHP 5.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application PHP PHP 5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application PHP PHP 5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application PHP PHP 5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application PHP PHP 5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application PHP PHP 5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application PHP PHP 5.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application PHP PHP 5.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application PHP PHP 5.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application PHP PHP 5.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application PHP PHP 5.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application PHP PHP 5.5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application PHP PHP 5.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application PHP PHP 5.5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application PHP PHP 5.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application PHP PHP 5.5.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application PHP PHP 5.5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application PHP PHP 5.5.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application PHP PHP 5.5.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application PHP PHP 5.5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application PHP PHP 5.5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application PHP PHP 5.5.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application PHP PHP 5.5.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application PHP PHP 5.5.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application PHP PHP 5.5.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application PHP PHP 5.5.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application PHP PHP 5.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application PHP PHP 5.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application PHP PHP 5.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application PHP PHP 5.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application PHP PHP 5.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application PHP PHP 5.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application PHP PHP 5.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application PHP PHP 5.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application PHP PHP 5.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application PHP PHP 5.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2015-4642
GENTOO GLSA-201606-10;a=commit;h=d2ac264ffea5ca2e85640b6736e0c7cd4ee9a4a9 CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 75290 PHP CVE-2015-4642 OS Command Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2016-02-11
MLIST [oss-security] 20150618 Re: PHP 5.6.10 / 5.5.26 / 5.4.42 CVE request

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-4642

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