CVE-2001-1246

Current Description

PHP 4.0.5 through 4.1.0 in safe mode does not properly cleanse the 5th parameter to the mail() function, which allows local users and possibly remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 30, 2001
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationPhpPhp4.0.5*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Php Php 4.0.5

References

NameSourceURLTags
20010630 php breaks safe modehttp://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/194425BUGTRAQ
php-safemode-elevate-privileges(6787)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/6787.phpXFPatch Vendor Advisory
http://www.php.net/do_download.php?download_file=php-4.1.2.tar.gzhttp://www.php.net/do_download.php?download_file=php-4.1.2.tar.gzCONFIRM
RHSA-2002:102http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-102.htmlREDHAT
RHSA-2002:129http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-129.htmlREDHAT
RHSA-2003:159http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-159.htmlREDHAT
2954http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2954BID