CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-05-03
Bugzilla: 820874: CVE-2012-2335 php: incomplete CVE-2012-1823 fix - insecure wrapper
IAVA: 2013-B-0075


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

php-wrapper.fcgi does not properly handle command-line arguments, which allows remote attackers to bypass a protection mechanism in PHP 5.3.12 and 5.4.2 and execute arbitrary code by leveraging improper interaction between the PHP sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c component and a query string beginning with a +- sequence.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2335 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


The mitigation for CVE-2012-2335 is included in the following PHP updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6, which also address CVE-2012-2336 (BZ#820708):

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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