CVE-2014-5459

LOW

Description

The PEAR_REST class in REST.php in PEAR in PHP through 5.6.0 allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) rest.cachefile or (2) rest.cacheid file in /tmp/pear/cache/, related to the retrieveCacheFirst and useLocalCache functions.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00024.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00055.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/08/27/3

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2015-2370101.html

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=759282

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-09-27

Updated: 2016-10-26

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW