PHP < 4.1.0 Safe Mode Mail Function Command Execution

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1483

Synopsis

The remote host is running PHP 4.0.5.

Description

The remote host is running PHP 4.0.5. There is a flaw in this version which allows local users to circumvent the safe mode and gain the UID of the HTTP process.

Solution

Upgrade to PHP 4.1.0

See Also

http://php.net/ChangeLog-4.php

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1483

File Name: 1483.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 8728

Nessus ID: 10701, 13960, 12307

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:php:php

Patch Publication Date: 2001/06/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/06/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-1246

BID: 2954