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PHP "ini_restore()" Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-10-10    Last Update:  2006-11-03    Views:  17,629

Secunia Advisory SA22282

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Maksymilian Arciemowicz has reported a vulnerability in PHP, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "ini_restore()" function, which can be exploited to reset certain options to their default value specified in php.ini.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions 4.4.4 and 5.1.6. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 5.2.0.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Maksymilian Arciemowicz

Original Advisory:
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/42

Deep Links:
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