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PHP Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-01-03    Last Update:  2008-02-04    Views:  15,637

Secunia Advisory SA28318

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Unknown, Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in PHP, where some have unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.

1) An integer overflow error exists in the "chunk_split()" function.

This may be related to vulnerability #1 in:
SA25456

2) Integer overflow errors exists in the "strcspn()" and "strspn()" functions.

3) A regression error related to the "glob()" function exist, which can potentially be exploited to bypass the "open_basedir" directive.

4) An error exists within the handling of SQL queries containing "LOCAL INFILE" inside the MySQL extension. This can be exploited to bypass the "open_basedir" and "safe_mode" directives.

This is related to vulnerability #5 in:
SA26642

5) An error exists when processing "session_save_path" and "error_log" values, which can be exploited to bypass the "open_basedir" and "safe_mode" directives.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 4.4.8.


Solution:
Update to version 4.4.8.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) The vendor credits Gerhard Wagner.

Original Advisory:
http://www.php.net/releases/4_4_8.php

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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