Current Description

prepend.php3 in PHPLib before 7.2d, when register_globals is enabled for PHP, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary scripts via an HTTP request that modifies $_PHPLIB[libdir] to point to malicious code on another server, as seen in Horde 1.2.5 and earlier, IMP before 2.2.6, and other packages that use PHPLib.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 21, 2001
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationPhplib TeamPhplib7.2*******
    2.3ApplicationPhplib TeamPhplib7.2.1*******
    2.3ApplicationPhplib TeamPhplib7.2b*******
    2.3ApplicationPhplib TeamPhplib7.2c*******

Vulnerable Software List

Phplib Team Phplib 7.2, 7.2.1, 7.2b, 7.2c


20010726 TSLSA-2001-0014 - PHPLib
20010721 IMP 2.2.6 (SECURITY) released
DSA-073 Vendor Advisory
phplib-script-execution(6892) Advisory
20010722 [SEC] Hole in PHPLib 7.2 prepend.php3 Advisory
3079 Patch Vendor Advisory